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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00

FREE ADMISSION

 

View our What's On: September-December booklet online.

 

Lunchtime Talks

Edgas Degas by Marcellin Desboutin

Degas’s Drinker: Marcellin Desboutin and the portrait print after photography

A talk with Amy Marquis, Research Assistant, Department of Paintings, Drawings and Prints.

22/11/2017

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Visitors at the Fitzwilliam

Art speak

Enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art.

28/11/2017

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Linear B tablet

Gendering Decryption - Decrypting Gender

A talk with Annie Burman, Faculty of Classics.

29/11/2017

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Enigma machine

A short history of encryption from Caesar to Enigma

With a representative from GCHQ.

13/12/2017

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Adult Workshops

Christmas crafts

Christmas crafts

Celebrate the festive season with our ever popular Christmas crafts session. 

08/12/2017

10:15 to 12:30

£15 (£12 concessions and Friends)

Talks and Events

Linear B tablet

Tour for blind and partially sighted adults: Codebreakers and Groundbreakers

Join the Antiquities curators and educators of the Fitzwilliam Museum, on a special handling session and tour of the Codebreakers and Groundbreakers exhibition. You will discover Bronze Age documents written in Linear B as well as the history of cryptography from ancient times to the modern day.

21/11/2017

14:15 to 16:00

Free

Music

Instrumental Award Holders

Cambridge University Instrumental Award Holders

A performance of Dvořák's String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 77 (35 mins) and Francis Poulenc's Sonata for Horn, Trumpet and Trombone (10 mins) by the very best undergraduate chamber musicians.

 

26/11/2017

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Tour

Guided Tour

Join a one hour guided tour of the Museum on Saturdays, or book a tour in advance for any visit for a group.

05/04/2014 to 05/04/2018

14:30 to 15:30

Courses

Art studio materials

Portals to the world

An art appreciation course designed especially for people living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners.

23/11/2017

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Family Activities

It’s magic

FULLY BOOKED
2 – 5 yrs

Looking at art together can be magical! Listen to stories exploring work in the galleries and make art of your own in the studio to take home.

21/11/2017

10:00 to 11:30

£3 per child

Baby magic

FULLY BOOKED
0 - 2 yrs

This gently structured session allows babies to discover aspects of our collection through sensory exploration of colour, shape, texture, sound, and movement. We will enjoy the galleries together and then get creative in the studio.

22/11/2017

10:00 to 11:00

£3 per child

Family First Saturday

Drop-in on the first Saturday of the month and join us for activities and art-making on the theme of it's cold outside.

02/12/2017

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Degas dancers

Life drawing

5 – 7 yrs

See our special exhibition Degas: a passion for perfection, then draw a real dancer in the studio with artist Lauren Clemmet.

16/12/2017

10:30 to 12:30

£8 per child

for Young People

La Maison de la Piette, Montfoucault, effet de neige, Camille Pissarro

ReSource - Snow on snow

A special programme for teenagers. Find out how Japanese art influenced the French Impressionists. 

09/12/2017

11:00 to 13:00

£5

La Maison de la Piette, Montfoucault, effet de neige, Camille Pissarro

Prints in the snow

Experiment with mono-printing with guest artist Hideki Arichi.

09/12/2017

14:00 to 16:00

£5

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