A Survival Story – Prehistoric Life at Star Carr

21 June 2018 – 19 April 2020
Li Ka Shing Gallery

Sometimes in archaeology we come across objects that truly intrigue us. The mysterious 11,000-year-old headdresses, found at the Mesolithic site of Star Carr in Yorkshire are just such an example.

Digital Museum of Global Chinese Kun Opera

The Digital Museum of Global Chinese Kun Opera project is hosted by Cambridge Rivers Project (CRP) at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology (MAA), University of Cambridge. The project started in October 2016 and will collect, document, research, and exhibit

Digital Museum of Global Buddhist Cultural Heritage

The Digital Museum of Global Buddhist Cultural Heritage project is hosted by Cambridge Rivers Project (CRP) at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology (MAA), University of Cambridge. It started in January 2017 and will collect, document, research, and exhibit Asian

Heritage Matters: Culture and Development in the Pacific

This Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) funded pilot project analysed the current and possible future contribution of Pacific Island museums to sustainable development goals. It was a collaboration between the University of Cambridge’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA),

VON HÜGEL LECTURE 2018 – 13 June 2018

Professor John Mack Narrating and Curating the ‘Ritual Object’ The lecture has been rescheduled for Wednesday 13 June 2018 at 5.30pm and will take place at the McCrum Lecture Theatre at Corpus Christi College followed by a reception at the Museum.

The Island Warrior: Coconut Fibre Armour from Kiribati

April 4th– September 25th 2017 Spotlight Gallery, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge. Co-curated by Dr Ali Clark, and Rachel Howie This exhibition focuses on the extraordinary suits of armour made in the small islands of Kiribati, in

Kate Phizacklea: Visitor Services Manager

Kate studied and taught history of art and design and has many years experience of venue and events management in the arts, inter faith and heritage sectors. Kate is responsible for visitor services at MAA, running the front of house,

Jenny Williams: Education and Outreach Assistant

Jenny Williams (BA) has a background in History, Theatre, Education and Community Arts. She coordinates and delivers educational sessions and events for schools, families and community groups both in the museum and off-site.

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