India Unboxed: Heracles at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Which muscle-bound Greek hero do we have here then? It’s the one and only Heracles – striding manfully through myth and legend and revealing the surprising links between the Classical world and the Indian subcontinent in this new India Unboxed video. India Unboxed is a year-long celebration across the University and city of Cambridge to mark the UK–India Year of… Read full article

Malavika Anderson on Change Making and India Unboxed

In December 2016, Malavika Anderson began an Arts Council-funded placement with the University of Cambridge Museums team. As she prepares to move to her next job, we caught up with her to reflect on the India Unboxed season and her work with the Change Makers initiative. You’ve been coordinating the India Unboxed season for the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM)… Read full article

“Visiting museums isn’t half as fun as running them!”: summer work experience at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Each summer the Museum of Classical Archaeology offers work experience placements to two students in order to give them a taste of work in a small museum (the students also get to spend a week in the Classical Faculty Library in the second week of their placement). This summer we were joined by two eager students: Holly, a Classical Archaeology… Read full article