September 2016

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Statues, Stories and Stillness

Wednesday 19th October, 10:30-11:30am or 1:30-2:30pm
Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Enjoy a story tour of the Museum using a range of peaceful, movement-based activities inspired by the collection. Stand like a warrior! Swish like a mermaid! Balance like a boat on the sea!

For children aged 3-5. Come to one of two sessions on 19th October: 10:30-11:30am, or 1:30-2:30pm.

Prebook. For booking information and to find out more visit: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/events/statues-stories-stillness

Big Saturday

Saturday 22nd October, 12-5pm
Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Come along to the Museum for performances in ancient Greek by the Cambridge Greek Play team, a children's trail and craft activity, and a chance to enjoy our casts of Greek and Roman sculpture. 

At 2-3pm members of the Cambridge Greek Play cast will be performing excerpts from this year's plays, Sophocles' Antigone and Aristophanes' Lysistrata, in ancient Greek.

For all ages. Find out more: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/events/big-saturday-2016




5th September - 15th October 2016

RECASTING brings together works by contemporary artists who explore, embrace, or challenge the classical artistic tradition. Spanning different materials and formats – painting, sculpture, installation, video, and drawing – the exhibition takes the form of a series of interventions throughout the Cast Gallery.

Featuring work by Matthew Darbyshire, Maggi Hambling and more...

Find out more: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/exhibitions/exhibitions/recasting



Olympics Trail

It's Paralympics month! Come along to Kids' Corner and enjoy our books about the Olympics ancient and modern, or tackle our Olympics trail to win a chocolate gold medal.

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