Museums in Cambridgeshire News no. 85 (17 March 2017)

Dear colleague

Here are this week’s news items:

  1. The next meeting of Museums in Cambridgeshire will be at the Cambridge Museum of Technology on the morning of 27 April. I will send out an agenda next week.
  2. The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are advertising for an Education and Outreach Assistant, closing date 7 April. Details at job no. 47690 at
  3. The Fitzwilliam Museum is advertising for a Senior Chief Technician (paintings, drawings and prints), closing date 26 March. Details at
  4. SHARED Enterprise’s second Funding Fair is at the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket on 28 April and promises to be a great day, as was last year’s. Sign up at
  5. Please find attached information about ‘Prosper’, a new business support programme for organisations such as museums, which opens on 27 March:
  6. The free copyright advice service, run by Naomi Korn for the East of England, closes on Tuesday 21st March 2017. For information on how to use the service, click here.
  7. The 2015-2016 Benchmarking statistics are now available at There will be an opportunity to discuss these results at the MiC meeting (see item 1).
  8. Could you please let me know if you are planning anything to commemorate women getting the vote in 1918, as I am considering doing a project on this subject?