Museum of Classical Archaeology

Museum Classical Archeology
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The Museum of Classical Archaeology is one of nine University of Cambridge museums and collections. Why not leave the hustle and bustle of the city centre behind to discover a whole new way of seeing ancient art? Our cast gallery houses over 450 plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture, each of which has its own story to tell.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 10.00am to 5.00pm. Saturdays in University term time only: 10.00am to 1.00pm.

All schools and groups must book with us at least in advance.
For school and group bookings please contact:
Telephone: (01223) 330402
E-mail: museum-education@classics.cam.ac.uk

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archaeology

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Sculpture by Issam Kourbaj from Lost

Lost

  • 21 April — 9 June 2017 *on now

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is honoured to present Lost, a thought provoking and moving exhibition by Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj. Set amongst the Museum’s permanent display of over 450 plaster casts of classical sculpture, Lost is an exhibition of plaster-dipped items of clothing belonging to refugees who were lost at sea while attempting the perilous journey to the island of Lesbos.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Work from the exhibition, Lost

Lost: an evening with Issam Kourbaj and Ruth Padel

  • 17 May 2017 6:30-8pm

Uncover the stories behind our exhibition, Lost, and explore the works after-hours with a glass of wine. As part of Museums at Night, poet, classicist and Hellenophile Ruth Padel joins Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj to present Lost.

Padel will read a new poem, "Lesbos 2015", influenced by her meetings on the island of Lesbos both with the inhabitants and with some of the thousands of Syrians who have fled there.

For adults.

Booking essential. Book online at https://lost-event.eventbrite.co.uk.

Find out more about our exhibition, Lost, at http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/exhibitions/exhibitions/lost.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

Free

Museum of Classical Archaeology
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9DA
England

Website

www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum

E-mail

Enquiries about school visits and group bookings

museum-education@classics.cam.ac.uk

Dr. Susanne Turner (Curator)

smt41@cam.ac.uk

Jennie Thornber (Education and Outreach Coordinator)

jlt39@cam.ac.uk

Telephone

General enquiries

01223 335153

Education and Outreach Coordinator

O1223 767044

Fax

01223 335409

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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