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Working with teachers and students

Absolutely loved it! Some inspirational ideas to use in the classroom environment. Motivated me as an individual to STOP and look!
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We run a range of sessions for teachers, students and trainees in the museum or online. Explore our collections and special exhibitions, develop your knowledge and skills working from museum collections and refresh your creative energy. Themes include:

  • Creative approaches to working with museum objects and collections
  • Stimulating dialogue and enquiry based learning from objects
  • Working with museum objects across the curriculum
  • Introducing art and artists from the Ancient World to now
  • Planning for art, history and creative writing inspired by museum collections
  • Exploring diversity and representation in the art museum

Inspire Nature

Please sign up to our teacher mailing list to be kept up to date with details of our new teacher enrichment programme Inspire Nature which is run in partnership with museum educators from the 8 University of Cambridge Museums and Botanic Garden.

AccessArt Resources in partnership with The Fitzwilliam Museum

Read about some of our previous teacher CPD sessions and get inspired by AccessArt here.

Tailor Made CPD Courses

Have you got an idea for an enrichment session for you and your colleagues? We offer after school, half and full day tailor made CPD courses to all schools.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Kate Noble. There is a charge for these courses.

Teachers’ Pre-visits

We are always happy to meet with teachers to plan and discuss museum visits.

To book a pre-visit please email

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