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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

Museum Remix: LGBTQ+ stories from Cambridge collections

“This exhibition is about love and sex; identity and censorship. It’s also about labels, and why they matter.” In September 2019, participants in the Museum Remix workshop explored LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) stories behind five University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). Inspired by the UCM’s Bridging Binaries tours, they produced a pop-up exhibition, giving voice to stories previously silenced… Read full article

From arts to the beauty of nature

Placement student Almudena González Gallego talks about her summer behind the scenes of the Museum of Zoology, and her experiences from public engagement to collections and conservation. I am a 24 years old graduate in History of Art by the Spanish University of Zaragoza, located in northern Spain. I came to Cambridge to do a Student Placement as part of… Read full article