A walk to Jupiter: With Distance comes Perspective

This summer, Young Carers from Centre 33 based across Cambridgeshire have been exploring out of this world art and objects. Our summer project is inspired by Our Place in Space, a scale model and artwork of our solar system designed by artist Oliver Jeffers and stretching from Midsummer Common in Cambridge, all the way to Waterbeach, part of the nationwide… Read full article

Widening Participation activity across the University of Cambridge Museums

As the new academic year gets underway, let’s look back on a year of exciting Widening Participation activity across the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) – a range of projects to support children and young people who might experience barriers to taking part in our cultural offer. The year started with a collaboration between The Fitzwilliam Museum and Kettle’s Yard… Read full article

‘Zensation’: University Student Wellbeing

Education Officer, Sarah-Cate Blake discusses ‘Zensation’, a stress-busting programme offering university students a space to unwind and engage creatively with the Fitzwilliam Museum. Being a student can be a time when we experience a huge amount of stimulus from new environments, work studies, social excitement or the lack thereof. Experienced over a longer timeframe these stimuli may present as hyperactivation… Read full article