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A handful of Mars, rediscovered whales and the very last carrier pigeon

I go to museums a lot; it’s part of Arts Council keeping fully in touch with what’s happening around the country. But Friday was unusual even for me. 822 more words


#AskACurator day: Wednesday 17 September 2014

After huge success in 2013, staff from across the University of Cambridge Museums will be taking part in #AskACurator day on Wednesday 17 September 2014. 341 more words


"Auto-destructive Art" - Gustav Metzger

Photograph taken at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.


Kettle's Yard, a Circuit participant, Cambridge.

The inevitable post-university scattering of friends across the country, and truly, the entire globe, is an occurrence which causes great sadness and distress amongst the graduate population. 594 more words

Last chance to see: Gustav Metzger’s LIFT OFF!

Pioneer of a mid-20th Century movement that centred around Auto-Creative and Auto-Destructive art, Gustav Metzger sought to find a way of integrating art with scientific and technological advances – or even to remove the artist from the process of creation altogether. 631 more words

Things To See

Final days of Fun with Summer at the Museums

Summer at the Museums:  24 July – 3 September 2014

The weather may have turned autumnal but we’ve still got plenty of summer happenings for you to enjoy this week. 634 more words


A summer of fetes and festivals in north Cambridge

Even though the schools have only just broken up for the school holidays the University of Cambridge Museums summer community programme has already been very busy supporting the many fetes and festivals in north Cambridge. 348 more words