Look Think Do is a set of starter activities the Fitzwilliam Museum learning team have been creating since the start of lockdown. They are aimed primarily at schools to use as remote learning activities for students, but are also written with families in mind, given that we recognised the majority of children would be learning at home supported by family… Read full article
How do you create a museum session connecting art objects and people when there are no objects and there are no people ?
We have been working with Arts and Minds since 2015, delivering sessions for their Arts on Prescription courses and providing spaces for the groups to meet in. Arts on Prescription is a series of weekly meetings, led by a counsellor and an artist, for people experiencing mental health challenges. In the museums, we usually speak to the group in the… Read full article
The idea of dance within a Museum When we began the Dance with the Museum programme, one of our core aims was to engage participants with the beauty and inspiration that is the Fitzwilliam. Exquisite architecture, beautifully proportioned rooms, graceful decor – the very experience of being in those rooms was integrated into appreciating the art. Together, Ruth Clarke (Inclusion… Read full article