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Your search for events matching museum between Fri 1st August and Fri 8th August returned 63 entries. Showing page 1 of 2.

Today 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Reinventing the wheel: bicycles in the Polar Regions

An exhibition demonstrating the use of bicycles in the Polar Regions

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Building an Empire: money, trade and power in the age of Charlemagne

This exhibition marks the 1200th anniversary of the death of Charlemagne, ‘beacon, king and father of Europe’. A selection of the finest medieval coins from the Fitzwilliam Museum’s own collection (Frankish, Anglo- Saxon, Viking, Byzantine and Islamic) will be on show to illustrate the complex political, economic and cultural ties of the period.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with Wolfson College, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:30AM - 4:30PM

Highlight Buddha's word: the life of books in Tibet and Beyond

The first exhibition of Tibetan material in Cambridge, and the first time in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s history that its Buddhist collections will be showcased in an exhibition.

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

Sat 2 August 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Reinventing the wheel: bicycles in the Polar Regions

An exhibition demonstrating the use of bicycles in the Polar Regions

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Building an Empire: money, trade and power in the age of Charlemagne

This exhibition marks the 1200th anniversary of the death of Charlemagne, ‘beacon, king and father of Europe’. A selection of the finest medieval coins from the Fitzwilliam Museum’s own collection (Frankish, Anglo- Saxon, Viking, Byzantine and Islamic) will be on show to illustrate the complex political, economic and cultural ties of the period.

10:30AM - 12:30PM

Summer at the museums - puppet making workshop

Make your own puppet to take home and create your own show at this family puppet making workshop.

10:30AM - 4:30PM

Highlight Buddha's word: the life of books in Tibet and Beyond

The first exhibition of Tibetan material in Cambridge, and the first time in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s history that its Buddhist collections will be showcased in an exhibition.

11:00AM - 3:00PM

Summer at the museums - bear hunting in the garden

We are going on a bear hunt! Make your very own bear mask then go on a hunt around the garden.

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Summer at the museums - puppet show: Robin Hood and his Merry Men

Join us for a Robin Hood themed free puppet show for families!

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the Museums - family first Saturdays

On the first Saturday of each month visit our Fitz family welcome point and collect drawing materials, activities and trails to use throughout the Museum, exploring a variety of themes.

2:30PM - 3:30PM

Highlight Tea & talk: testing Anglo Saxon garnets

Informal and behind-the-scenes talks at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

Sun 3 August 10:30AM - 4:30PM

Highlight Buddha's word: the life of books in Tibet and Beyond

The first exhibition of Tibetan material in Cambridge, and the first time in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s history that its Buddhist collections will be showcased in an exhibition.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Building an Empire: money, trade and power in the age of Charlemagne

This exhibition marks the 1200th anniversary of the death of Charlemagne, ‘beacon, king and father of Europe’. A selection of the finest medieval coins from the Fitzwilliam Museum’s own collection (Frankish, Anglo- Saxon, Viking, Byzantine and Islamic) will be on show to illustrate the complex political, economic and cultural ties of the period.

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the museums - studio Sunday

Join us in the learning studio to make your own artwork inspired by our exhibitions and collection. A chance to explore, chat, sketch, make and play.

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

Mon 4 August 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with Wolfson College, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the museums - can you believe your eyes?

Explore the magical world of optical illusions through amazing scientific instruments at the Whipple Museum and make your own spyglasses and thaumatrope to take home.

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

Tue 5 August 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Reinventing the wheel: bicycles in the Polar Regions

An exhibition demonstrating the use of bicycles in the Polar Regions

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with Wolfson College, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:30AM - 1:00PM

Summer at the museums - can you stand the heat?

Discover how some of the animals, featured in the collection, have adapted to life in the hottest parts of the world with crafts, trails and real animal specimens from the Museum of Zoology.

10:30AM - 4:30PM

Highlight Buddha's word: the life of books in Tibet and Beyond

The first exhibition of Tibetan material in Cambridge, and the first time in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s history that its Buddhist collections will be showcased in an exhibition.

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Summer at the museums - family art week at the Fitzwilliam

Pop in during art week to create your own works of art to take home or add to our group installation. On each of the four days we will be exploring and experimenting with a different art material, using the museum collection for creative inspiration.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the museums - changes changes

Come along to the Museum to hear wonderful myths about people who turned into trees and bears with storyteller Marion Leeper! Design your own person-turned-into-a-plant and tell their story.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the museums - family art week at the Fitzwilliam

Pop in during art week to create your own works of art to take home or add to our group installation. On each of the four days we will be exploring and experimenting with a different art material, using the museum collection for creative inspiration.

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

Wed 6 August 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:00AM - 12:30PM

Summer at the museums - rockets!

Another chance to design, build and launch rockets with our friends from the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Reinventing the wheel: bicycles in the Polar Regions

An exhibition demonstrating the use of bicycles in the Polar Regions

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with Wolfson College, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:30AM - 12:30PM

Summer at the museums - fossil imprints

Come and make your own fossil rubbing of footprints, frogs, pterosaurs and much more. Once you’ve done your rubbing see if you can find similar fossils in the museum collection.

10:30AM - 4:30PM

Highlight Buddha's word: the life of books in Tibet and Beyond

The first exhibition of Tibetan material in Cambridge, and the first time in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology’s history that its Buddhist collections will be showcased in an exhibition.

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Summer at the museums - family art week at the Fitzwilliam

Pop in during art week to create your own works of art to take home or add to our group installation. On each of the four days we will be exploring and experimenting with a different art material, using the museum collection for creative inspiration.

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Summer at the museums - hands on with history

Get hands on with history this summer and join us for craft activities inspired by our archaeology, local history and natural history collections.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the museums - games, games, games!

Why should Glasgow have all the fun? The Farmland Museum celebrates the Commonwealth Games with some alternative sports. Join in and go for gold!

1:30PM - 3:30PM

Summer at the museums - fossil imprints

Come and make your own fossil rubbing of footprints, frogs, pterosaurs and much more. Once you’ve done your rubbing see if you can find similar fossils in the museum collection.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the Museums - art and alchemy: glass fusing workshop I

Design and build your own glass coaster or small panel using coloured glass gems, noodles, stringers and frits. Learn how to cut glass into shapes. This workshop is run by a local artist who specialises in stained and fused glass.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the museums - family art week at the Fitzwilliam

Pop in during art week to create your own works of art to take home or add to our group installation. On each of the four days we will be exploring and experimenting with a different art material, using the museum collection for creative inspiration.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Summer at the museums - hands on with history

Get hands on with history this summer and join us for craft activities inspired by our archaeology, local history and natural history collections.

2:00PM - 4:30PM

Summer at the museums - amazing automata

Get hands-on at this family workshop and make your own moving creation using some model engineering.

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

Thu 7 August 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with the Museum of Classical Archaeology, Myths, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Reinventing the wheel: bicycles in the Polar Regions

An exhibition demonstrating the use of bicycles in the Polar Regions

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Exhibition. myths, memories and mysteries: artists revisit the past

Jointly hosted with Wolfson College, Memories and Mysteries is a mixed-media exhibition which explores the ways in which artists confront and negotiate the past, with a special focus on Greece.