Wisbech Ceramics Spring Clean!

The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) and Wisbech & Fenland Museum (W&FM) are working together to develop projects of mutual interest and to raise awareness of W&FM’s remarkable but little-known collections. Operation Wisbech Ceramics is a pilot documentation project that seeks to get W&FM’s ceramics collections catalogued to a consistent standard, complete with measurements and documentation photographs, and online. Having… Read full article

Volunteering as an Explainer

As part of a generous Heritage Lottery Fund grant, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) has recently refurbished its permanent Pacific Island displays. These displays track two major themes: migration and climate change, and their impact on the culture and lives of Pacific Islander peoples. Welcoming visitors to the displays and answering their questions is a team of Explainer… Read full article

Meet the Sedgwick Museum’s new Director

The New Year is all about new beginnings. What better time to pop into the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences for a chat with new Director Liz Hide? Hello Liz! So, Month One: how has it been, and what have you been up to? I call it sponge mode: I’m trying to suck up as much information as I can. … Read full article