Taking down the Gortyn Law Code

Over a period of two weeks in September 2018, the Gortyn Law Code was taken down at the Museum of Classical Archaeology (MoCA). The team tasked with the de-install were Kirstie Williams ACR, UCM Organics Conservator; Susanne Turner, Curator at MoCA; and Hannah Price, then Museum & Collections Assistant at MoCA. What is the Gortyn Law Code? The Gortyn Law Code,… Read full article

Coming soon: LGBTQ+ Tours in Cambridge Museums

The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) are launching brand new volunteer-led LGBTQ+ tours. Read on to find out more. The UCM’s collections are full of objects that speak to LGBTQ+ histories and themes, revealing the contribution of individuals and their stories throughout history. We are currently inviting passionate volunteers to join our team of tour guides and share this fascinating… Read full article

Drink and Draw at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

One gallery. Two expert artists. Heaps of pencils and lashings of white wine. It can only mean Drink and Draw! The Museum of Classical Archaeology has been a haven for artists for aeons, with its gallery jam-packed full of casts of the masterpieces of classical art. But in May 2015 I decided to build on this popularity by tapping into… Read full article