A year of allyship

The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Change Makers champion and campaign for improved representation and diversity within our consortium and our audiences. 2022 is an exciting year for Change Makers. Jasmine Brady, Chair of the Change Makers Action Group, tells us more. Hello Jasmine. So what’s Change Makers all about and how does it work? Hello, UCM Blog. It’s a… Read full article

Mother kneels behind her laughing baby as they sit on wooden floor in gallery.

Gurgling in the Galleries

Having supported many families with young children throughout the pandemic, educators at the Fitzwilliam Museum became aware of a need for more stimulating and social opportunities for babies under 12 months and their carers – so ‘Gurgling in the Gallery’ sessions were born! What is ‘Gurgling in the Gallery’? Gurgling in the Gallery is a fun and friendly, interactive museum… Read full article

Alexander Atta Yaw Kyerematen and Akan Goldweights at MAA

A spotlight on the life and work of Alexander Atta Yaw Kyerematen, founder and first director of the Centre for National Culture, Kumasi (Ghana) and collector of a collection of Akan goldweights at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA). This blogpost was made possible by the generous contributions of Barima Asumadu Sakyi, Regional Director of the Centre for National… Read full article