Arts Pioneers: a monthly club for young people with physical and learning disabilities

The Arts Pioneers is a monthly Saturday club based at the Fitzwilliam Museum that encourages disabled young people to be inspired by the richly diverse arts and science collections of the eight University of Cambridge Museums and the Botanic Garden. The club is for young people aged 11-15, who are eligible for Short Breaks funding. The University of Cambridge Museums… Read full article

Once upon a time in Coventry….

Nicola travelled to Coventry for the Family Friendly Conference to share ideas about what makes museums ‘family friendly’. She ran a workshop on ‘Creating Stories with Museum Objects’, and heard case studies and stories from other museums around the UK. Once upon a time there lived a Museum Educator who really loved stories.  Scary stories, wordless stories, fantastical stories, life… Read full article

RA250 at the Fitz

The Fitzwilliam Museum is celebrating the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts, RA250, by inviting seven Royal Academicians with Cambridge connections to choose their favourite object or painting from the Fitz and explain why it is important to them. Visitors to the Museum will be given a souvenir leaflet enabling them to find the works that the seven… Read full article