“It’s not just putting some artefacts in a glass case”

1 July saw the start of the second week of University of Cambridge Museums Work Experience, with students from Swavesey Village College, Comberton Village College and Chesterton Community College spending a week split between the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and Kettle’s Yard. Why did you want to do work experience with the University of… Read full article

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