3 Odd Things You Can Make From Natural Materials

The Green Museums project explores environmental themes across the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). Our objects hide a history of how we have understood the environment and the problems it now faces, deep in their archives and in the objects in plain sight. In this second instalment in the Green Museums blog series, Rosie Amos explores Earth Skills. These days… Read full article

Weaving Cultures: Textiles of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Cambridge is a fascinating place that brings people and objects together; a place that unites museums and research and attracts experts from all over the world. In April 2018, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology welcomed world-leading experts who studied and discussed some of the manifold textile treasures hold in the collections of the museum. This masterclass was part of… Read full article

A school trip in the MAA

Autism, Accessibility and Our Public Spaces

With support and input from families and professionals dealing with autism on a daily basis, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has been working on a project to become more accessible to those on the autistic spectrum. This blog post explores the importance of, and the journey to, becoming more autism accessible. While most people have heard of autism, they… Read full article