This virtual exhibition is a condensed version of that on display at MAA from July 2022 - April 2023. It is organised into sections, highlighting the experience of colour as well as perception, scientific measurement, artistic practice, desire, power, identity and global marketing.
Gold of the Great Steppe’ at Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum showcases finds from three Saka burial complexes, many for the first time outside Kazakhstan, including one excavated as recently as 2020.
Image: Excavated Saka burial mound, Kurgan 4, at Eleke Sazy. Image: Yevgeniy Domashev
Two years in the making, Butterflies through time showcases the work of researchers from the University, museum curators, collections specialists and conservationists, who are using the ecology of the past to guide the conservation of the future.
In the summer of 1955, Robert McCabe, a young American in his early 20s, was given a simple assignment by Professor Alan John Bayard Wace: to create a visual record of Mycenae with his Rolleiflex camera and Plus-X film.
Visit the Museum of Classical Archaeology online exhibition.
James’ practice – and his art – have been shaped by the use of pattern and colour in ancient Rome. Preserved architectural details, remnants of colour, geometric mosaics, and objects all serve as points of departure for the creation of new works, carefully sited among MOCA’s cast collection.
In this online exhibition, James talks us through not only his works but also his process.
This display focuses on the skull of a Tyrannosaurus rex nicknamed ‘Stan’. It also explains why and how replicas or casts are made of fossils and includes a look behind-the-scenes into the curation of collections.
Image credit: Robert Nicholls 2009
The Polar Museum has worked with numerous artists who specialise in the polar regions. They also happen to have some remarkable material in their collections. Now, as part of the The Big Freeze Art Festival, you can enjoy an online exhibition put together by Charlotte Connelly, Museum Curator at the Polar Museum.
This exhibition takes a look at how the Sedgwick Museum archive documents women's experience of studying geology in the late nineteenth century, until the First World War.
Image: 'Section Drawing, Quarry East of White Leaved Oak’ Malverns 1892. (ref. SGWC 02/02/10)
Find out how the Sedgwick Museum rose to the challenging by recreating the Duria Antiquior painting, that hangs in the Museum and the social media champagne that
Asteriornis maastrichtensis, affectionately known as the Wonderchicken, is among the most exciting bird fossils ever found. It has one of the best-preserved fossil bird skulls in the world, and gives us important insights into the evolutionary origins of modern birds.
See Dr Field talking about his discovery in the video below.