A Handful of Objects

23 Mar 2016

Five key objects from the world-class collections at Kettle’s Yard have been made available online to view through film, sound, photographs and 360 degree views.

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The wonders of the animal kingdom: a new Museum of Zoology

20 Mar 2014

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of £1.8 million to the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge. This funding will support ambitious plans to completely redevelop the Museum of Zoology with displays showcasing the wonders of the animal kingdom, and new stores to preserve its outstanding collections for the future.

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Voicing the Garden

16 Dec 2013

The Botanic Garden’s year-long oral history project celebrates the launch of the project website with a special screening of archive and new films at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

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A museum for the future

05 Apr 2013

The University Museum of Zoology contains far more than a record of the past. Ambitious redevelopment plans will enable enhanced use of its unique collections for research into global issues from climate change to conservation.

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Oil painting of Varallo, Italy, by Samuel Butler, 1885

Bella Italia: an Englishman’s adventures abroad

11 Jan 2013

A Butler Day at St John’s College tomorrow (12 January) celebrates the many trips to Italy undertaken by the polymath Samuel Butler, author of Erewhon. The event comprises an exhibition and talks which are open to the public and free of charge.

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