Your summer adventure starts here...
Welcome to Summer with the Museums 2022, a jam-packed programme of family events. We really hope you enjoy the activities.
The programme runs from Monday, 25 July - Wednesday 31 August and takes place in museums and similar venues across Cambridge and the wider county. You'll find loads of free or low-cost events, activities, trails and pop-up happenings throughout the summer.
See this year's events
Join Curator of Malacology Dr Richard Preece as he describes the Sir Peter Scott Commemorative Expedition to the Pitcairn Islands in 1991-2.
Join us for the last weekend of 'Richard Pousette-Dart: Beginnings, A Young Abstract Expressionist in New York'.
British pianist Ivana Gavrić performs at Kettle's Yard.
A concert with artists in residence Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective. Tom Poster (piano) will be playing with Karim Sulayman (tenor), Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn) and Mathilde Milwidsky (violin).
One of Britain’s finest string quartets, with a commitment to bringing together wide-ranging projects and programmes to expand the string quartet repertoire.
Violist and director Jennifer Stumm is recognized as one of the world’s dynamic and creative leaders for her instrument, known both for her distinctive sound and unbridled enthusiasm for music.
The Holy City of Jerusalem is central to the three Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Control of the city has been contested by the great empires of the region and has changed hands many times.
In 2015, the Museum received an exceptional collection of drawings, ceramics, glass and bronzes from Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, through the Art Fund.
To complement the major show on James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), the Print Room is holding an exhibition of the artist’s etchings, drypoints and lithographs focussing on people.
This exhibition is the first of two successive selections of works on paper to celebrate the outstanding generosity of benefactors and donors who have helped to enrich the collections.
A temporary display at the University Museum of Zoology highlights historical depictions of both exotic and more familiar animals.
This exhibition looks at the changing face of travel, production and population in the Milesian landscape (around the ancient city of Miletos, today in modern Turkey) through photographs.
Acclaimed as a pianist of “amazing power and panache” (The Telegraph), Clare Hammond is recognised for the virtuosity and authority of her performances.
The Piatti Quartet are one of the most distinguished quartets of their generation.
An evening with Savitri Grier and Richard Uttley
Our artists in residence, Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective return to Kettle’s Yard in the first concert of our summer term.
How can we understand the history of the Earth's oceans by studying microfossils in columns of mud from the bottom of the sea?