“Visiting museums isn’t half as fun as running them!”: summer work experience at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Each summer the Museum of Classical Archaeology offers work experience placements to two students in order to give them a taste of work in a small museum (the students also get to spend a week in the Classical Faculty Library in the second week of their placement). This summer we were joined by two eager students: Holly, a Classical Archaeology… Read full article

Out of the Office, into the Museums

Jo McPhee has been away from her desk in the University of Cambridge Museums office to investigate the world of exhibitions and collections management. I am currently undertaking my Associateship of the Museums Association (AMA), a professional development award for those working in the museums sector. For me, this has been an opportunity to focus on my own development and consider… Read full article

Diary of an Exhibition Part 3: race to the finish

Imagining India: Greeks, Romans and the End of the Earth opened at the Museum of Classical Archaeology (MoCA) on 26 June. This is the last of three instalments of my diary of the six months leading up to the exhibition opening. Previously: the exhibition concept takes shape and research began; help from colleagues at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and… Read full article