Looking back on the Festival of Light

In October 2017, the Botanic Garden played host to the Festival of Light. One of the University of Cambridge Museums’ most ambitious events to date, the free Festival was the culmination of the year-long India Unboxed season. A thousand-strong audience enjoyed an epic live performance by Talvin Singh, crafts and activities by the individual Museums and Emergency Exit Arts, and… Read full article

Caring for your family archives

Do you have family archives? – paper, photographs, film and slides, possibly hidden away in dusty boxes? Would you like to know more about what can damage them, and how to care for them appropriately so future generations can enjoy them? If yes, then you may want to come along to an event on Saturday 18 November at the Sedgwick Museum… Read full article

India Unboxed: Headhunter’s Monkey Skull

This next video in the India Unboxed film series brings us face to face with the skull of a monkey who lived and died in the mountains of what is now Nagaland, in northeast India. Now at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, it has travelled great distances, had several owners, and undergone a number of transformations. India Unboxed… Read full article