“…a museum collection of beauty, quality and rarity…”
Mark Fisher, Britain's Best Museums and Galleries
The Fitzwilliam Museum houses world-class collections of works of art and antiquities spanning centuries and civilisations.
See a live knight on horseback this half-term 29 May, in celebration of the Museum's ongoing Armoury refurbishment project
Conservation students blog
Visit the Fitzwilliam Museum conservation students’ blog for a look at the work they have been doing.
Re-display of Poussin’s Extreme Unction
Following our successful acquisition of Poussin’s masterpiece Extreme Unction we are pleased to announce that His Grace the Duke of Rutland will be lending us three other paintings from the series: Eucharist, Confirmation and Marriage, for a special temporary display in Gallery 7 from 27 July.
A new display of Delftware has gone on display in the central island cases of the Glaisher Gallery in celebration of Michael Archer’s new book Delftware in the Collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Visit the new interactive website, which promotes the activities of this major community project. http://www.originsoftheafrocomb.co.uk
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