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Museums at Night - 16 May 2014

For drinks at nightfall…and wonders that enthral…join us for Museums at Night

This year six of the University of Cambridge Museums will be taking part in… 320 more words


Cycle your way to Discover

The Fitzwilliam Museum has been running Arts Award since 2010, partnering with the other seven University Museums as a new Arts Award Centre in 2013. At University of Cambridge Museums we deliver Arts Award across our young audience, from schools, public events, to young parents, home educated and looked after children. 982 more words


Art and Life

Kettle’s Yard is currently hosting an exhibition focussing on British artists Ben and Winifred Nicholson (1894-1982 and 1893-1981 respectively) and artists associated with them from the time of their marriage, namely Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, and William Staite Murray (visit the exhibition homepage,  223 more words

What's On In Cambridge


Last October I found the idea for a new violin piece, reading a book by Robert Macfarlane called The Wild Places.  The book tells of his own personal attempt to get close to the wild, to feel it, think about its history and its value and the various ways in which we have related to it through human history. 271 more words


The Wild Places

I’ve been reading Robert Macfarlane’s fascinating book The Wild Places, which is both a meditation on the meaning, value and history of the wild, and a search to find the few remaining truly wild, untamed places in Britain. 260 more words


Bridget Riley Exhibition at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

The Bridget Riley Exhibition was in many ways a better, more focused exhibition than the one at the National Gallery earlier this year. This are a number of reasons. 267 more words

Try Your Hand and meet your neighbours

University of Cambridge Museums are partnering with Park Arts Group, a community organisation in Orchard Park, north Cambridge, to facilitate creative encounters for adults to try their hand at a variety of art forms whilst getting to know their neighbours. 374 more words