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Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed Good Friday, 24-26 & 31 December and 1 January
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Lunchtime Talks

Brooch

Curator’s introduction to Designers & Jewellery 1850 – 1940: Jewellery & Metalwork from The Fitzwilliam Museum

A talk with Helen Ritchie, Research Assistant, Applied Arts, and Exhibition Curator.

05/09/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Book cover

Architect Owen Jones, the Alhambra, and The Grammar of Ornament

A talk with Dr Deniz Turker, Research and Outreach Associate, Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge.

12/09/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Tea bowl

The tea bowl: East and West

A talk with Dr Bonnie Kemske, Artist and writer. Read more.

19/09/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

Drop-in and enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art.

25/09/2018

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Mychael Barratt in conversation with Jane Stobart

A talk with Mychael Barratt (ex-President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers) and Jane Stobart (artistprintmaker) in connection with Print REbels exhibition. Read more.

26/09/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Girl thinking

“Thinking in common”: A community of creativity

A talk with Dr Hana Leaper, Painting Prize Senior Lecturer and Development Manager, Liverpool John Moores University.

03/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Book cover

Rooms of their Own: Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West and Eddy Sackville-West

A talk with Nino Strachey, Head of Research and Specialist Advice at The National Trust, and author of Rooms of their Own.

10/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

The Paston Treasure

The Pastons: From poverty to wealth and back again

A talk with Dr Spike Bucklow, Senior Research Scientist, Hamilton Kerr Institute, looking at the family fortune behind the 17th century still life painting at the heart of The Paston Treasure exhibition recently seen at Yale Center for British art and Norwich Castle Museum.

17/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Torch bearer sculpture

Extreme sculpture: Politics and monuments in Germany 1918 -1945

A talk with Dr Nina Lübbren, Anglia Ruskin University. Read more.

20/10/2018

15:00 to 15:45

Free

Eileen Cooper RA in conversation with Dr Meredith Hale

A talk with Eileen Cooper - one of the RAs taking partin RA250 at the Fitz; and Dr Meredith Hale - Excellence 100 Lecturer, Loughborough
University, and Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge.

24/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

Drop-in and enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art.

30/10/2018

13:15 to 13:45

Free

The Art of Ithell Colquhoun: Symbols from the magian world

A talk with Richard Shillitoe, Independent researcher and editor of website: www.ithellcolquhoun.co.uk

31/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Flower hair comb

An Arts and Crafts jeweller: The life and work of Fred Partridge (1877-1945)

A talk with Thomas Holman, Director, Wartski.

07/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Will you fade? Will you perish? Virginia Woolf and the art of still life

A talk with Dr Claudia Tobin, Department of English, University of Cambridge.

14/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

Drop-in and enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art.

20/11/2018

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Coffin

Reused coffins from ancient Egypt: Tomb robbery or recycling of materials?

A talk with Helen Strudwick, Associate Curator, Egyptian Antiquities.

21/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Hand drawn female figure

Virginia Woolf: The Curator’s perspective

A talk with Laura Smith, Curator, Whitechapel Gallery, and Exhibition Curator.

28/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Vintage photograph

The odd couple: Virginia Woolf and Rupert Brooke

A talk with Dr Claire Nicholson, Chair, Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain.

05/12/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Rossetti drawing of a lady

An introduction to the collection of Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, and the exhibition Collecting and Giving

A talk with:
Jane Munro, Acting Assistant Director, Collections
Henrietta Ward, Assistant Keeper, Paintings Drawings and Prints
Julia Poole, Former Keeper, Applied Arts

12/12/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

Drop-in and enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art.

18/12/2018

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Lunchtime Concerts

Pianist

Music for piano

Piano recital with Jakub Kitowski.

07/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Cellist

Music for cello

Cello recital with Veronica Henderson.

14/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Music manuscript

Spinet recital

English restoration keyboard music from the Fitzwilliam’s collection introduced and played on a spinet by Gerald Gifford, Honorary Keeper of Music at The Fitzwilliam Museum.

19/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Mulberry trio

Piano performances of Mendelssohn’s Trio in c minor and Novak’s Trio quasi una balata.

21/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Musicians

Music for cello and piano

With Jon Fistein (cello) and Patrick Hemmerlé (piano).

28/10/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Pianist

Music for piano

Jill Morton performs Debussy’s Preludes Book 2.

04/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Songs for Sunday

With Alison Daniels (soprano).

11/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Musicians

Galliard Ensemble

Woodwind and piano performances by one of Britain's leading chamber groups.

18/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Instrumental Award Holders

Cambridge University Instrumental Award Holders

Performances by the very best undergraduate chamber musicians.

25/11/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Talks and Events

Museum exterior at night

Late night opening - Great Women Artists: Fitz feminist takeover

Join us for an evening of art, performance and creative museum activism devoted to great women. Find out about hidden highlights in our permanent collection and help us share stories of women too often missing from museum displays...

07/11/2018

17:00 to 21:00

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 06/04/2019

14:30 to 15:30

Family Activities

Brooch

BLING!

5- 7 yrs

Explore our temporary exhibition of designers and jewellery to inspire larger than life bling creations with artist Iona McCuaig.

18/08/2018

10:30 to 12:30

£8 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 Im’press’ive prints.

01/09/2018

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Family First Saturday

Drop-in on the first Saturday of the month and join us for activities and art-making on the theme of moving lines.

06/10/2018

14:00 to 16:00

Family First Saturday

Drop-in on the first Saturday of the month and join us for activities and art-making on the theme of dressed to impress.

03/11/2018

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Family First Saturday

Drop-in on the first Saturday of the month and join us for activities and art-making on the theme of finders keepers.

01/12/2018

14:00 to 16:00

Free

 

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