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Drink and Draw Event Draws New Audiences

Thursday 21st May 2015

Drink and Draw will become a regular feature of the Museum of Classical Archaeology's creative programme after queues formed outside the Museum for the first time at this year's Museums at Night event. One hundred and seventy-six people visited to enjoy a glass of wine and draw the casts under the expert eye of artists Susie Olczak and Loukas Morley.


Museum Nominated for Family Friendly Award

Friday 1st May 2015

The Museum of Classical Archaeology has been featured in an article in the Sunday Telegraph, focusing on Museums which have been nominated for Kids in Museums' Family Friendly Award. Nominations remain open until May 10th, after which twenty museums will be long-listed for the prize.

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London Maori Club welcomes Marian Maguire's The Labours of Herakles to Cambridge

Monday 27th April 2015

Marian Maguire's The Labours of Herakles, a series of lithographs and etchings exploring colonialism in 19th century New Zealand via the classical figure of Herakles, were welcomed to Cambridge by the London Maori Club. During the Private View on the evening of Friday 17th April, representatives from Ngati Ranana, performed a waita (a ritual song) called 'Haere Mai'.


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Michaelmas Term Saturday Openings will begin again on Saturday 8th October and end on Saturday 26th November 2016.

 

Bank Holiday Closure

The Museum will be closed on Monday 29th August 2016.

 

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