Portals to the World, remote delivery Summer 2020

With their doors closed, staff at home and social distancing the new norm, how can and how are Museums continuing to play an active and relevant role in people’s lives? Nathan Huxtable shares his experience here of developing and delivering a remote pilot session designed to engage the University of Cambridge Museums‘ (UCM) Portals to the World participants; people with… Read full article

Keeping Creativity Going During Lockdown

Pre-COVID19, our focus as educators was on understanding how to serve our young audiences by finding ways to help them come to the museum. Now we must switch our efforts to identifying how the museum can continue to be relevant and useful to them in their own homes. Look, think, do From the start of lockdown, the Learning Team at… Read full article

Time together at home: Keeping in touch through telephone conference calls

Dance and Time with the Museum began in 2016 as a partnership between the University of Cambridge Museums and residents from the Cambridge City Council Sheltered Housing Schemes and the Independent Living Service (ILS), working with Filipa Pereira-Stubbs, an independent dance artist. The ethos behind the programme was to provide an opportunity for residents to come together and have a… Read full article