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Manchester Centre for Archaeology and Egyptology

Students looking at artefacts in Manchester Museum

Museums

Archaeology at Manchester is closely linked with the Manchester Museum.

Blogs

Keep up to date with archaeology-related activities at the Manchester Museum by reading the following blogs:

Events

Find out more about events related to the Manchester Museum and archaeology.

Red List Insects: Martin Wilson Photo Exhibiton

26 January - 31 July 2019

Join us on Saturday January 26 between 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM for the launch of Martin Wilson's photo exhibition of endangered, threatened and extinct insects, taken from the Manchester Museum collection. See these spectacular creatures in macro scale, 15 times their original size. This will be your first chance to see this exhibition in the Mu..

After Hours Consumed

18:00 - 21:00 31 January 2019

Start your year off well with our After Hours! Consumed is our first late night opening for 2019. Explore the new Heritage Futures exhibition and join in activities exploring the theme of too much stuff. An adult event where you can get involved in workshops helping you buy more ethically, support local social enterprises and live better wi..

Meaningful Clutter Workshop

11:00 - 16:00 31 January 2019

Join us for a New Year spring clean for a de-cluttering workshop. Heritage Futures is Manchester Museum's latest temporary exhibition and one of it's themes is how we deal with too much stuff. Meaningful clutter workshop is run by Insightful Moves - bookings will open in the New Year. The Meaningful Clutter workshop is being run by Dr Zemira..

Creative Writing for Carers

19:00 - 20:30 07 February 2019

Be kind to yourself. Take a break. Caring for someone can be rewarding but it may also be a challenge. The needs of the person you care for may often come before your own and lead to limited time available to look after yourself. These creative writing sessions are for anyone with a care role for family members or friends, support workers, vol..

Autism Friendly Early Opening

09:15 - 10:30 09 February 2019

Autism Friendly Early Opening Sat 9 Feb: 9.15-10.30am See, Make and Do at the Museum Join us for our early openings at the Museum aimed at children who have autism and other needs, along with their families and carers, and siblings. Activities take place before the Museum opens to the general public and there will be a quiet room available too..

Creative Writing for Carers

19:00 - 20:30 14 February 2019

Be kind to yourself. Take a break. Caring for someone can be rewarding but it may also be a challenge. The needs of the person you care for may often come before your own and lead to limited time available to look after yourself. These creative writing sessions are for anyone with a care role for family members or friends, support workers, vol..

The Two Brothers: Kinship in Ancient Egypt: Manchester Museum Day School

09:00 - 17:00 16 February 2019

The Two Brothers: Kinship in Ancient Egypt: Manchester Museum Day School The ‘Two Brothers’ tomb group has been an important part of the Egyptology display in the Manchester Museum for over a hundred years. It is one of the finest group of objects from a private burial of the Middle Kingdom and this year’s annual study day brings togeth..

Creative Writing for Carers

19:00 - 20:30 21 February 2019

Be kind to yourself. Take a break. Caring for someone can be rewarding but it may also be a challenge. The needs of the person you care for may often come before your own and lead to limited time available to look after yourself. These creative writing sessions are for anyone with a care role for family members or friends, support workers, vol..

Creative Writing for Carers

19:00 - 20:30 28 February 2019

Be kind to yourself. Take a break. Caring for someone can be rewarding but it may also be a challenge. The needs of the person you care for may often come before your own and lead to limited time available to look after yourself. These creative writing sessions are for anyone with a care role for family members or friends, support workers, vol..

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