2018-19 in numbers

It’s been a busy year here at the University of Cambridge Museums. Spring is reporting season, when we gather together data on our work in the past reporting year (April to March) for our major funders. It’s not the most glamorous of museum tasks, but when those numbers from our institutions are all brought together… well, they tell a satisfying… Read full article

Going coastal in the Fens: exploring the sea with Centre 33

The University of Cambridge Museums have a long-term partnership with local charity Centre 33’s Young Carers project, supporting the young people’s engagement with our collections for over ten years. This year, for the first time, we led sessions across the county as well as within our museums. The young people worked with artist Rachel Dormor over the summer exploring the… Read full article

RA250 at the Fitz: Antony Gormley

Antony Gormley is one of 7 Royal Academicians, who have connections with Cambridge, taking part in RA250 at the Fitz. We asked each to pick a work in our collection that has inspired them and tell us why. Antony chose Man with a broken nose, by Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), on display in Gallery 5: Here, Gormley explains why he chose… Read full article