Work Experience: “I cannot speak highly enough of this placement…”

The University of Cambridge Museums offer work experience placements for school-aged participants, providing the opportunity to spend a week learning new skills and developing their self-confidence, timekeeping and communication. During their placement work experience students spend half their time at the Fitzwilliam Museum and half their time at one of the other collections in Cambridge – this week it was the Whipple… Read full article

Behind the scenes in a museum – a conservator’s view

Rhian Ward, a Conservation Student at Durham University, answers questions on her placement with the University of Cambridge Museums. What are you studying and how did you get to work with the University of Cambridge Museums? I am a final year student on the MA Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Objects at Durham University, and as part of this we… Read full article

Artist Harold Offeh on his work with Kettle’s Yard and Open House Cambridge

This year members of the public and students at North Cambridge Academy chose Harold Offeh as 2017’s Open House Artist in Residence for North Cambridge. Harold will be working with local communities to explore the area from now until the end of September 2017. Harold Offeh works using performance, video, photography, learning and social arts practice. Offeh often employs humour as a… Read full article