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In the centenary year of the artist’s death, the Fitzwilliam Museum will stage a major exhibition of its wide-ranging holdings of works by Edgar Degas (1834-1917), the most extensive and representative in the UK.

Twilight at the Museums © Martin Bond

Cambridge’s reputation as a centre of excellence for museums and culture in the UK received a vital boost today when Arts Council England (ACE) awarded University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) more than £4.8m and National Portfolio Organisation status from 2018-2022.

Book of the Dead of Ramose, supervisor of the royal archives, with highly detailed vignettes, New Kingdom, Nineteenth Dynasty. Reign of Seti I

For one day only the whole papyrus of the Book of the Dead of Ramose will be laid out for public display in one long stretch.

Main Entrance scaffolding

The Museum's Main Entrance has re-opened to the public, following the installation of scaffolding to enable a restoration and sustainability project on the iconic domed lantern in the ceiling.