4 plastic cups filled with small amount of liquid. Each cup has a piece of litmus paper in to show the different acidity.

Earth Clinic: exploring climate change with families

Earth Day is all about bringing people and communities together to appreciate and invest in the world around us. This year, the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Department of Earth Sciences marked Earth Day with it’s very first ‘Earth Clinic’ — a family event to raise awareness of climate change and give visitors the chance to explore what scientists… Read full article

Look Imagine Move with music and dance, step into art at the Fitzwilliam Museum: Artworks in focus films

Ruth Clarke shares this new series of films, made in collaboration with dance artist Filipa Pereira-Stubbs, designed to relax and restore body and mind, through guided contemplations of artworks in the Fitzwilliam collection. Born out of the established UCM Dance with the Museum programme, the Look Imagine Move films animate artworks across the Fitzwilliam Museum collection through invitations to engage… Read full article

2 small children stand beside a long wall-mounted cabinet and point at the coins it displays

It’s Our Museum Too!

In early 2020, a group of young children and staff from a local community playgroup spent four mornings ‘in residence’ at the Fitzwilliam Museum. This collaborative action research project built on the findings of the 2017 UCM Nursery in Residence aiming to explore young children’s encounters with objects, spaces and places. Educators from the museum and the playgroup worked together… Read full article