Museums awarded funding

13 Apr 2004

Five University of Cambridge museums have been awarded nearly half a million pounds worth of funding for redevelopment by the Museums Libraries and Archives council (MLA) Designated Challenge Fund. The awards have been made through Renaissance in the Regions funding, MLA’s programme to revitalise England’s regional museums using the Designation Challenge Fund that awards funding to museums with collections of national importance.

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Prehistoric visit for Mayor

22 Mar 2004

The Mayor of Cambridge visited the University’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on Friday (19 March), in the first of a series of visits to help raise the profile of the University museums to the people of Cambridge.

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Review of the year

23 Dec 2003

2003 has been a busy year. We have said goodbye to Professor Sir Alec Broers and welcomed our new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alison Richard. Anniversary celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA and the 100th anniversary of economics at Cambridge.

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ROCK-ART - image people land knowledge

02 May 2003

A new exhibition at the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology highlights rock-art - the ancient pictures made on natural rock surfaces which survive there to this day. On Saturday 3 May the Museum also hosts a research day-meeting on rock-art, a growing field of study within archaeology when the informal CR-aG - Cambridge Rock-art Group, its host - is expected to enlarge and transform itself into a national BR-aG, British Rock-art Group. The British Rock-Art Group was duly created, and held its first meeting at Newcastle University in May 2004.

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Apples and the Stone Age

26 Oct 2001

This weekend the University is holding two very different public events - Back to the Stone Age at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on Saturday 27 October, and Apple Day at the Botanic Garden on Sunday 28th October.

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Collected Sights - Museum exhibition

22 Aug 2001

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is holding the first major exhibition of its photographic collections, entitled Collected Sights: Photographic Collections of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1860s - 1930s.

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Designated Museums Challenge Fund Awards

01 Jun 2000

Cambridge University's five Designated Museums were recently delighted to receive news that they will receive grants totalling £556,965 as part of the government's Designation Challenge Fund.

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