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Museum Events

We host a range of museum events in our Cast Gallery. Maybe you're looking for things to do in Cambridge with the kids, maybe you want to know more about our collection, or maybe you have a special interest in the ancient world. Whatever your interest, you can indulge it with one of our weekend, lunch-time or evening events. 



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Conservation in Action: The Bassae Frieze

What: We are working with a team from Cliveden Conservation to remove our casts of the Bassae Frieze, strengthen them, and then rehang them with a new mounting system to prevent further damage - all in our Cast Gallery, where you can see it happen.
When: Monday 7 December until Friday 18 December 2020
Where: Online
Who: All ages
Booking: Essential. Please book a ticket online before you visit.

Find out more about the Bassae Frieze project...


Conservation in Action: Daily Updates

What: Keeping you up to date, every day, with pictures, news and videos to show our progress as we remove and conserve the casts.
When: Monday 7 December until Friday 18 December 2020
Where: Online
Who: All ages
Booking: Essential. Please book a ticket online before you visit.


Conservation in Action: Live Q&A with the Curator

What: What difference does repair make to objects? What are the challenges of looking after a cast gallery? Join our Curator, Dr Susanne Turner as she answers some of the most intriguing questions surrounding our Bassae Frieze Conservation Project
When: Tuesday 15 December 2020, 12.30pm
Where: Hosted on Facebook
Who: All ages
Also Submit your questions prior to the event using this google form or throughout the live using the chat function.



Conservation in Action: Conservator’s Corner

What: Gain a unique insight into museum conservation and see what challenges we have faced so far. Our Conservation Team explains it all in this short video. Find out more about why the Bassae Frieze needs repairing, what techniques our conservation team is using and what has happened so far.
When: To be confirmed
Where: Online
Who: All ages



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