Volunteering with the MAA Education Team

Romy Hall is a Pacific Currents volunteer at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA), supporting the public engagement around the museum’s redeveloped displays of objects from the Pacific Islands. Jenny Williams caught up with her to chat about her experience. How did you get to volunteer at MAA? I have always loved the idea of working in a museum… Read full article

My experience at the museum has been thoroughly incredible

At the end of June, four students from North Cambridge Academy took part in a week long work experience opportunity with the University of Cambridge Museums. The week was split between exploring the different roles within the Fitzwilliam Museum, Museum of Zoology and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. At the end of the week, the students were asked four… Read full article

Barry the Barracuda visits MAA

In June, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology welcomed artists from Erub Island in the Torres Strait, Australia. Erub Arts hosted two workshops for the museum on how to work with ghost nets (abandoned fishing nets). Last year, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) refurbished its Pacific displays with a grant from the Heritage Fund. Part of the refurbished… Read full article