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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed Good Friday, 24-26 & 31 December and 1 January
FREE ADMISSION

 

 

View our What's On: May-August booklet online.

 

Lunchtime Talks

Cypro-Syllabic script

Robert Hamilton Lang and the decipherment of Cypro-Syllabic

With Dr Thomas Kiely, A. G. Leventis Curator of Ancient Cyprus, British Museum.

18/07/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

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

24/07/2018

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Family Theatre Performance

ADC on Tour presents: His Dark Materials

Recommended for children aged 8+

Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy comes to life as a double bill at the Fitzwilliam Museum this summer as part of the ‘ADC on Tour’ season. Using a specially built temporary theatre, spectacular sets and lighting, this unique production promises to be a theatrical experience like no other.

27/07/2018 to 04/08/2018

10:30 to 16:30

Prices vary by day, visit the ADC website

Adult Workshops

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MUSE: Earth and fire

Join us for a visit to the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology where we will be viewing, and drawing, ceramics in their collection.

20/07/2018

10:15 to 12:00

£10

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

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Tour for blind and partially sighted adults: Exploration of the Pacific

A chance to discover the new Pacific displays at the Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology through audio description and object handling.

25/07/2018

14:00 to 15:30

Free

Family Activities

Fitzwilliam Museum

Architecture unseen

8 - 12 yrs

Join artist Kaitlin Fergerson to explore the hidden nooks and crannies of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Study the shapes, shadows and forms of the building to create 3D works.

21/07/2018

10:30 to 12:30

£8 per child

Children crafting

Family Art Week

As part of the University of Cambridge Museums Summer at the Museums programme, join us for a week of free art making and activities focused on the theme of stories, including special performances of His Dark Materials by ADC on Tour.

31/07/2018 to 03/08/2018

11:00 to 15:00

Free

Child with clipboard

Discover in a day

Pick up your Discover Arts Award challenge at the Fitzwilliam. Hunt around the Museum and gather inspiration, try out activities as part of our Family Art Week. Hand in your completed booklet to achieve the Discover Arts Award in a day!

03/08/2018

10:00 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 set the scene.

04/08/2018

14:00 to 16:00

Free

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

for Young People

Child crafting

Bronze Arts Award in a week!

11 - 14 yrs

From architecture to art work, and sculpture to skeletons, work with artists to explore and create incredible structures. Create your own art work and designs, and collaborate with others to share skills to achieve a Bronze Arts Award in partnership with the newly re-opened Museum of Zoology.

07/08/2018 to 10/08/2018

10:15 to 15:00

£90 (4 day course)

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