Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tours – where are we now?
The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) have been running volunteer-led LGBTQ+ tours, Bridging Binaries, since December 2018. The tours are delivered by a team of brilliant volunteers and explore the spectrum of identities that exist across time, place and culture in our collections. In late 2019, after great audience responses to the pilot tours at the Museum of Classical Archaeology,… Read full article
Cambridge Diary: Autumn 2019
Read on for a selection of autumn highlights from across the University of Cambridge Museums… Exhibitions Happy Birthday Whipple Museum! 75 years ago Robert Whipple donated his extraordinary collection of scientific instruments to the University of Cambridge, and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science was born. The Whipple is celebrating in style with an exhibition of the founding… Read full article
Preschoolers, pebbles, and paint
At the Fitzwilliam Museum we try to develop programmes that help to create connections between our collections and visitors’ current interests and fascinations. We have noticed that in our Early Years activities children are regularly drawn to artworks and play resources that relate to the natural world, so this became the focus for some of our workshops. In the Autumn… Read full article