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Cambridge museums recognised with substantial Arts Council England funding

Cambridge’s reputation as a centre of excellence for museums and culture in the UK received a vital boost today when Arts Council England (ACE) awarded University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) more than £4.8m and National Portfolio Organisation status from 2018-2022.

The Fitzwilliam Museum is part of UCM, also comprising the Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, the Museum of Zoology, the Museum of Classical Archaeology, the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, The Polar Museum and Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

Kettle’s Yard, who work in partnership with UCM, has also been awarded £1,163,028 as part of ACE’s National Portfolio, further enhancing the role of the University’s Museums and Botanic Garden as the largest cultural provider in the region.

Read the full story on the UCM blog.

Tuesday 27th June 2017

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