Her Story: A Change Makers Action Group Project

Happy International Women’s Day! We’re celebrating with the launch of Her Story, a new project from the Change Makers Action Group. Her Story is a new project by the Change Makers Action Group.  We’ll be exploring the stories of fascinating women in the histories of our collections, from artists and scholars to collectors and (wannabe) explorers. Watch out for regular… Read full article

RA250 at the Fitz: Stephen Chambers

Stephen Chambers is one of 7 Royal Academicians, who have connections with Cambridge, taking part in RA250 at the Fitzwilliam Museum. We asked each to pick a work in our collection that has inspired them and tell us why. Stephen chose a print by William Blake from The Gates of Paradise, c.1825, At Length for hatching ripe/he breaks from the shell. … Read full article

Wowed by Wisbech

With the North Sea winds whipping up waves on the River Nene, this cold start to the year may seem a strange time to celebrate Wisbech. But here’s one reason – 2018 sees the start of an exciting new partnership between the Wisbech & Fenland Museum and the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). Why the Wisbech & Fenland Museum? Set… Read full article