Creativity & Experimentation: Digital Making

The University of Cambridge Museums Digital Maker Residency ran between January and March 2018. In this blog post we give an overview of the project and consider what we found out about the creative potential of digital making in museums. The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Digital Maker Residency ran between January and March 2018. Over the course of the… Read full article

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