RA250: Anne Desmet

Anne Desmet 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. Anne chose a woodcut, made in 1918 by Edward Wadsworth (1889-1949) which has in turn inspired many of her own wood engravings,… Read full article

Creativity & Experimentation: Digital Making

The University of Cambridge Museums Digital Maker Residency ran between January and March 2018. In this blog post we give an overview of the project and consider what we found out about the creative potential of digital making in museums. The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Digital Maker Residency ran between January and March 2018. Over the course of the… Read full article

Arts on Prescription

Two University of Cambridge Museums, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the Fitzwilliam Museum, are working in partnership with Cambridgeshire charity Arts and Minds  to create Arts on Prescription courses and sessions, as part of a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project uses an innovative ‘social prescribing’ model which enables GPs, nurses and other care professionals… Read full article