Cambridge Codebreakers: Developing a codebreaking adventure across 4 museums

How do you run a live action adventure game across four museums? As Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret comes to an end for now, Digital Engagement Specialist Ina Pruegel reflects on the project. About the game Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret was an adventure game across four of the University of Cambridge Museums (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Fitzwilliam Museum,… Read full article

No right answers: meaning maps and gallery evaluation

How can we measure the impact of an exhibition? Having spent a few years tracking visitors in our gallery spaces, we have started using personal meaning mapping to deepen our understanding of the knowledge people take from exhibitions. Find out how the University of Cambridge Museums are using this technique and its results. Over the last 5 years we have… 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

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