University of Cambridge Museums

SOURCE, the young artists programme at the Fitzwilliam Museum aims to provide young people aged 15-19 years taking their final year art exams with the opportunity to:

  1. Research and extend their ideas both in the University Museums collections and to develop and extend their practical artwork in the Fitzwilliam Museum Art Studio
  2. To embed the use of Museums and Galleries as part of their arts development and raise their confidence to revisit as they continue on their arts journey

Source is now 11 years old and has developed to meet the changing needs of our visiting art students and educators, but still retains the original focus of looking, thinking and drawing from real art and objects in the gallery. The young artists base themselves in the Fitzwilliam Museum’s fully equipped art studio and can drop-in for a couple of hours or stay all day. With a different guest artist…

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About Jose Ramon Marcaida

I’m a historian of science interested in the history of early modern Iberian science and its connection with Renaissance and Baroque visual culture. More generally, I’m interested in the relation between texts, images and things across the Humanities.
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