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March

Dreams and Fragments: Manifestations of Classical Literature in Modern Poetry (Cambridge Festival)

What:

How and why does classical antiquity live on in us and in our worlds? Join us online for poetry readings by Lesley Saunders and Jo Balmer, framed by the evocative surroundings of our gallery of classical casts.

When: The video will premiere on 27 March at 6pm and be available for the duration of the festival.
Where: Online
Who: Adults
Booking: Register for a useful reminder.

Find out more about the Dreams and Fragments event

 

Curator's Tour: Casting Light on Classical Sculpture (Cambridge Festival)

What:

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is home to more than 600 historical plaster casts of ancient sculptures. But why? Join Curator Dr Susanne Turner on this virtual tour to find out.

When: The tour will premier in three parts, starting 28 March and will be available on demand.
Where: Online
Who: Adults
Booking: Register for reminders and a sneak peak.

 Find out more about the Curator's Tour 

 

Colour and Texture: Making Your Own Ancient Greek Temple (Cambridge Festival)

What:

Do you know how colourful the ancient world was? In this activity the Education Coordinator of the Museum of Classical Archaeology will show you how to draw a simplified Ancient Greek Temple and decorate it.

When: The duration of the Cambridge Festival (26 March - 4 April)
Where: Online: Downloadable content available on demand.
Who: Families
Also

Find the instructions in the link below or via our interactive online board where you can share your designs with us.

We're looking forward to seeing your creations!

Find out more about our Colour and Texture activity

Every cast tells two stories.
One ancient. One modern.

Admission is free.

 

We are reopening on Tuesday 18 May

Following Government guidance, we are now closed - but we plan to reopen on Tuesday 18 May. Tickets will be released the week before.

 

 

Opening hours

Tues-Fri: 11am-2pm
Sat: 2-5pm (university-term only)
Sun and Monday: Closed

Closed on Bank Holidays

 

Saturday Opening

We are currently closed on Saturdays.

Please note: We are only open on Saturdays during University of Cambridge term time.

 

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Museum of Classical Archaeology
Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

We do not have an entrance on the road. Find us inside the Sidgwick Site.

 

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