“If you have any interest, big or small, in museums you should definitely consider applying”

The fourth and final week of the UCM Work Experience programme saw students from Bottisham Village College, Trumpington Community College, Arden Academy and Cambourne Village College carrying out placements at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Kettle’s Yard and the Museum of Classical Archaeology. Why did you want to do work experience with the University of Cambridge Museums? I had already attended a… Read full article

Armed and ready

In September, the Museum of Classical Archaeology worked with Clivedon Conservation to remove their rare plaster cast of the Medusa pediment from the Temple of Artemis on Corcyra (modern-day Corfu) for essential conservation work. Although the conservation of the main body of the Medusa cast and some of the other pieces of the pediment was carried out by Clivedon Conservation,… Read full article

And the award goes to…

You might have spotted Zowie volunteering at quite a few different University of Cambridge Museums. Zowie Sweetland is an Education and Outreach Volunteer at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, and has volunteered in the galleries, at events and back of house on educational resources at the Museum of Zoology. She has volunteered at outreach events on behalf… Read full article