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2019

October 2019

Becoming Classical: art and the revolution in values in fifth-century B.C. Greece (Festival of Ideas)

What: Lecture by Professor Robin Osborne
When: Saturday 19th October , 3-4pm
Where: G19 Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Essential

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Battlegrounds: The economics of ancient warfare (Festival of Ideas)

What: Lunchtime talk with Dr Manuela Dal Borgo
When: Tuesday 22 October, 1:15pm - 2pm
Where: G19 Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Booking essential

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Terrific Transformations (Festival of Ideas)

What: Join us to discover some extraordinary ancient stories and make some shape-shifting art of your own.
When: Wednesday 23 October, 2-4pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: This event is best suited for children aged 7-11.
Booking: Drop-in

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Script death in the ancient world (Festival of Ideas)

What: Lunchtime talk with Dr Pippa Steele and Dr Philip Boyes
When: Thursday 24 October, 1:15pm - 2pm
Where: G19 Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Booking essential

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Curator's Tour: Change over time in Classical Sculpture (Festival of Ideas)

What: Curator Dr Susanne Turner offers a guided tour exploring how the sculpted bodies change from the Archaic through to the Roman period.
When: Friday 25 October, 2-3pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Essential

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Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tour

What: Join our volunteer guides to discover their personal selection of fascinating stories of non-normative gender and sexual identities through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects.
When:
Saturday 26th October, 11am
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Aimed at adults
Booking: Essential

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August 2019

 

Odysseus the Pirate *Fully Booked*

What: A storytelling adventure with Marion Leeper.
When: Friday 2nd August, 1:30-3pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology.
Who: Ages 3-5.
Booking: Essential

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Museum Tour

What: Explore the museum with our Curator.
When: Thursday 8th August, 2-3pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology.
Who: Ages 4-12
Booking: No need to book: just drop-in

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Odysseus the Pirate *Fully Booked*

What: A storytelling adventure with Marion Leeper.
When: Tuesday 13th August, 1:30-3pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology.
Who: Ages 3-5.
Booking: Essential

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Lights! Camera! Action!

What: Join us and the animation team from Panoply to find out about the secrets of storyboarding.
When: Wednesday 21st August, 2pm - 4pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology.
Who: For ages 4-12 but younger siblings are welcome to attend.
Booking: No need to book: just drop-in.

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June

Bridging Binaries: LGBTQ+ Tour

What: volunteer-led tour exploring queer stories in the collection

When: Saturday 8 June, 11.30-12.30am

Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Who: adults

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May

Bridging Binaries: LGBTQ+ Tour

What: volunteer-led tour exploring queer stories in the collection

When: Saturday 18 May, 11.30-12.30am

Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Who: adults

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April 2019

The Adventures of Hercules

What: storytelling and crafts

When: Wednesday 10 April, 1:30-3pm

Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Who: children aged 3-6 

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Marvellous Monsters and Where to Find Them

What: crafts and activities to find monsters in the Museum

When: Tuesday 16 April, 1:30-4pm

Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Who: children aged 7-11 

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Bridging Binaries: LGBTQ+ Tour

What: volunteer-led tour exploring queer stories in the collection

When: Saturday 27 April, 11.30-12.30am

Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Who: adults

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March 2019

Discovering Generation in Ancient Greece

What: talk on human generation with Dr Rebecca Flemming
When: Wednesday 13 March, 6-7pm
Where: Faculty of Classics, room G.19
Who: Adults

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February 2019

Disability-friendly Opening for Families

What: relaxed morning for children with sensory sensitivities

When: Monday 18 February, 9-10am

Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Who: children of all ages 

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Twilight at the Museums

What: torchlit adventure for all the family

When: Wednesday 20 February, 4.30-7.30pm

Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Who: children of all ages

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Saturday Opening

We are currently closed on Saturdays. We are only open on Saturdays during University of Cambridge term time. Saturday opening will begin again on Saturday 18 January 2020.

 

Christmas Closure

We will be closed for the Christmas break from 5pm on Friday 20 December 2019 and will reopen on at 10am on Tuesday 7 2020.

 

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