RA250 at the Fitz: Antony Gormley

Antony Gormley is one of 7 Royal Academicians, who have connections with Cambridge, taking part in RA250 at the Fitz. We asked each to pick a work in our collection that has inspired them and tell us why. Antony chose Man with a broken nose, by Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), on display in Gallery 5: Here, Gormley explains why he chose… Read full article

Arts Award: exploring Shakespeare with Soham Village College

Year 8 students from Soham Village College visited the Fitzwilliam Museum throughout the Spring Term, creating art and music, and exploring Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet through the collections. From January – March 2018 11 young people from Soham Village College completed their Bronze Arts Award with the Fitzwilliam Museum and the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). The Fitzwilliam Museum has… Read full article

Cambridge Codebreakers: turning museum visitors into players

What does it feel like for visitors to be able to play games inside museums? And how can museums benefit from turning their visitors into players? Games researcher Sofia Romualdo reports on the gameplay experience of location-based game Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret. Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret is a location-based game created by Fire Hazard Games with the University… Read full article