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Lunchtime Talks

The colours of illuminated manuscripts

With Dr Stella Panayotova, Keeper of Manuscripts and Printed Books

07/09/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Collaborating on a manuscript: Creation, rediscovery, conservation

With Edward Cheese, Conservator, and Dr Stella Panayotova, Keeper of Manuscripts and Printed Books.

14/09/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

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

20/09/2016

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Calibrating the colour of Mars

With Matthew Gunn, Research Fellow, Aberystwyth University

21/09/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Van Dyck and Reynolds: Two giants of portraiture

With Henrietta Ward, Assistant Keeper of Paintings, Drawings and Prints

28/09/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Colour and Meaning

With Dr Deirdre Jackson, Research Associate, Manuscripts and Printed Books.

05/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Lord Fitzwilliam and his passion for prints

With Elenor Ling, Research Assistant, Paintings, Drawings and Prints.

12/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Inside the Macclesfield Psalter

With Dr Stella Panayotova, Keeper of Manuscripts and Printed Books.

13/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

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

18/10/2016

13:15 to 13:45

Free

The art and science of red

With Spike Bucklow, Senior Research Scientist, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

19/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art on film: When movement stops

With Dr Nina Lübbren, Art Historian; Principal Lecturer in Film Studies, Deputy Head of English and Media, Anglia Ruskin University.

22/10/2016

14:00 to 15:00

Free

Moving pictures: Mathematical reconstruction of painting

With Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Dr Stella Panayotova, Keeper of Manuscripts and Printed Books and Spike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

26/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

The making of a manuscript

With Penny Price, Calligrapher.

02/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

The history of Gallery 3 and its Parthenon frieze

With Dr Lucilla Burn, Assistant Director, Collections and Keeper of Antiquities.  This talk will start in Seminar Room 35 and then move to Gallery 3

09/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

Drop-in and enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art. This is a special student led talk as part of Kettle's Yard's 50th Anniversary programme. November 2016 marks 50 years since Kettle’s Yard house and collection was given to the University of Cambridge.

15/11/2016

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Conserving manuscripts for COLOUR

With Edward Cheese, Conservator, Manuscripts and Printed Books.

16/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

Drop-in and enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art. This is a special student led talk as part of Kettle's Yard's 50th Anniversary programme. November 2016 marks 50 years since Kettle’s Yard house and collection was given to the University of Cambridge.

22/11/2016

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Behind the scenes at the exhibition: Creating COLOUR

With John Lancaster, Senior Technician, Manuscripts and Printed Books.

23/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Colour and colourants in manuscripts: The role of technical analyses

With Dr Paola Ricciardi, Research Scientist, Manuscripts and Printed Books.

30/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

The Castle Howard cabinets and other bicentenary acquisitions

With Tim Knox, Director.

07/12/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Adult Workshops

The making of a manuscript: Talk and demonstration

Join calligrapher, Penny Price, for a practical demonstration of the fascinating processes that went into creating the beautiful manuscripts on display in COLOUR.

10/09/2016

14:00 to 15:30

£15 (£12 concessions/Friends)

MUSE

Discover new ways of working at this artist led workshop.

Explore sculpture in the collection, such as Henry Moore’s Hill Arches, then work in clay to make your own 3D sculptural maquette.

30/09/2016

10:15 to 12:00

£10

Quill-making and calligraphy with Patricia Lovett MBE

Get to grips with calligraphy inspired by the COLOUR exhibition. Gothic Black Letter was used in many illuminated manuscripts and was regarded as a high-grade script. Spend the day learning how the letters were formed and writing them, cut a quill, and then write your name with it on vellum. Detailed worksheets are supplied to use on the day and take home. Absolute beginners welcome, but also a chance for calligraphers to brush up their skills. All tools and materials provided.

01/10/2016

10:00 to 16:30

£45 (£40 concessions/Friends)

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

06/10/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

The making of the Wolf Hall Book of Hours and medieval manuscripts with Patricia Lovett MBE

Patricia Lovett created the Wolf Hall Book of Hours. Hear her talk about this and see the meticulous work and processes that went into creating a medieval manuscript - from how to cut a quill, vellum and parchment, to the use of different types of gold and pigments. A fascinating glimpse into medieval masterpieces.

08/10/2016

14:00 to 15:30

£15 (£12 concessions/Friends)

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

13/10/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Beautiful pages

An exploration of the art of illuminated manuscripts. Learn about the materials, tools and planning that went into the making of the manuscripts on display. Part of the day will be spent creating your own piece using gold and coloured decoration. Philippa Abrahams, practitioner in historical art materials and techniques, will be leading the workshop. No experience necessary, all materials provided.

19/10/2016

10:00 to 16:30

£45 (£40 concessions/Friends)

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

20/10/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

MUSE

Discover new ways of working at this artist led workshop.

Be inspired by the COLOUR exhibition and create your own illuminated page using pastel, gold leaf and inks.

21/10/2016

10:15 to 12:00

£10

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

27/10/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

03/11/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Illuminating and painting a medieval miniature with Patricia Lovett MBE

Patricia Lovett will lead a practical day course creating an illuminated medieval miniature using the traditional process of manuscript making, from preparing the vellum to applying real gold leaf. Go home with your own gilded and painted medieval miniature of an animal. No experience necessary, all materials provided.

05/11/2016

10:00 to 16:30

£45 (£40 concessions/Friends)

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

10/11/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

17/11/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

24/11/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

MUSE

Discover new ways of working at this artist led workshop.

Try your hand at intaglio printing using gold and silver embellishments, inspired by the creative minds of contemporary print makers Susan Aldworth and Jane Dixon whose work can be seen in the Realisation exhibition.

25/11/2016

10:15 to 12:00

£10

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

01/12/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

08/12/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Christmas crafts

Make a range of cards, gift tags and decorations based on motifs and details from the Museum collection, with seasonal cheer and a sprinkle of museum magic.

09/12/2016

10:30 to 13:00

£15 (£12 concessions/Friends)

Creating an illuminated letter

Create an illuminated letter on this day-long course with calligrapher Penny Price. Recreate the medieval process to produce your own gilded initial (an ideal Christmas gift). No experience necessary, all materials provided.

10/12/2016

10:00 to 16:30

£45 (£40 concessions/Friends)

Portals to the world - for people with dementia and their care partners

An art appreciation course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week join us in one of the galleries for a short talk followed by a related art handling, or hands on, art activity.

15/12/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Talks and Events

Exploring plant colour: Pigment workshop with artist Nabil Ali

FULLY BOOKED

Come along to this workshop to learn about the processes and techniques involved in producing the kind of plant pigments used in illuminated manuscripts. From crushing plant matter to mixing pigments with gum Arabic and egg white, create pictures inspired by the COLOUR exhibition.

09/09/2016

10:30 to 16:00

Free

An evening with the Chairman of the Art Fund and the Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Join the Chairman of the Art Fund, Lord Smith, and Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Tim Knox, in conversation about the relationship between the two organisations and the purchases made over the last hundred years with Art Fund help, many items of which can be seen on display in the Fitzwilliam.

12/10/2016

18:30 to 20:30

£25

Art recreation

See the Fitzwilliam Museum’s painting of Marguerite Chapin in her apartment with her dog, by Edouard Vuillard, come to life in an art recreation in front of John Lewis Cambridge, using the department store’s products for props. Drop-in and draw this unique scene, and be in with a chance of winning some of the props in the recreation. And don’t forget to come back to see the original painting in Gallery 1.

22/10/2016

11:00 to 16:00

Free

The Map and the Clock with the Poet Laureate

Writing Lives and Faber & Faber present the launch of The Map and the Clock an anthology of fourteen centuries of verse curated by the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and former National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke. They will be joined by fellow poets Matthew Hollis, Imtiaz Dharker and Daljit Nagra for an evening of poetry that has moulded our languages, examined our worlds, and shaped our islands through time. There will be an opportunity to visit a small accompanying exhibition from the Fitzwilliam’s manuscripts and printed books collections and also a book signing.

02/11/2016

18:30 to 20:00

10 (£7 concessions/Friends)

Late at the Fitzwilliam

Special after hours opening of the Museum. Drop-in and view the permanent collections and exhibitions, including COLOUR: The art and science of illuminated manuscripts. The Shop will be open for late-night Christmas shopping until 20.45 and the Café will be serving food and drinks until 20.30 (orders for hot food close at 20.00). A special screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail will be shown during the evening.

18/11/2016

17:00 to 21:00

Free

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

02/12/2016

Free

Robert Lloyd Parry performs M. R. James’ Ghost Stories - 'Canon Alberic's Scrapbook' and 'The Mezzotint'

M. R. James is famous for his Ghost Stories. This afternoon's performance of Canon Alberic's Scrapbook and The Mezzotint  provides the unique opportunity to see Robert Lloyd Parry take on the role of M. R. James as storyteller, in the room he used as his office when he was Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum from 1892 to 1907. The performance will consist of two stories separated by a 10 minute interval. Running time 100 minutes.

03/12/2016

£15 (£12.50 concessions/Friends)

Robert Lloyd Parry performs M. R. James’ Ghost Stories - 'Lost Hearts' and 'A Warning to the Curious''

M. R. James is famous for his Ghost Stories. This afternoon's performance of Lost Hearts and A Warning to the Curious provides the unique opportunity to see Robert Lloyd Parry take on the role of M. R. James as storyteller, in the room he used as his office when he was Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum from 1892 to 1907. The performance will consist of two stories separated by a 10 minute interval. Running time 100 minutes.

04/12/2016

£15 (£12.50 concessions/Friends)

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

07/12/2016

Free

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

09/12/2016

Free

Robert Lloyd Parry performs M. R. James’ Ghost Stories - 'Casting the Runes' and 'The Residence at Whitminster'

M. R. James is famous for his Ghost Stories. This afternoon's performance of Casting the Runes and The Residence at Whitminster provides the unique opportunity to see Robert Lloyd Parry take on the role of M. R. James as storyteller, in the room he used as his office when he was Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum from 1892 to 1907. The performance will consist of two stories separated by a 10 minute interval. Running time 100 minutes.

10/12/2016

£15 (£12.50 concessions/Friends)

Robert Lloyd Parry performs M. R. James’ Ghost Stories - 'Canon Alberic's Scrapbook' and 'The Mezzotint'

M. R. James is famous for his Ghost Stories. This afternoon's performance of Canon Alberic's Scrapbook and The Mezzotint  provides the unique opportunity to see Robert Lloyd Parry take on the role of M. R. James as storyteller, in the room he used as his office when he was Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum from 1892 to 1907. The performance will consist of two stories separated by a 10 minute interval. Running time 100 minutes.

11/12/2016

£15 (£12.50 concessions/Friends)

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

14/12/2016

Free

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

16/12/2016

Free

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

17/12/2016

Free

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

18/12/2016

Free

Behind closed doors: A glimpse of the Founder’s Library

Accompanied visits of 20 minutes will be available at 13.00 and 13.30.

Curators and conservators will be on hand to talk about the library, to present a small selection of its treasures, and to outline plans for the future.

21/12/2016

Free

Lectures

Art on Mars: Illustrated lecture

Colour in the solar system: What does it tell us and how do we see it?

06/10/2016

19:00 to 20:00

£10 (£7 concessions/Friends)

Music

Music for piano

Piano recital with Diana Brekalo, including works by Scriabin, Brahms and Prokoviev.

09/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Music for clarinet and piano

With Kevin Giles (clarinet) and Jeremy Cooke (piano).

16/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Music for flute and guitar

Samantha Pearce (flute) and Francisco Correa (guitar) perform flute and guitar duos by Telemann, Ravel, Piazolla and Bartok.

23/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Mulberry Piano Trio

Programme to include Piano Trios by Catalan composer, Roberto Gerhard, pupil of Granados and Schoenberg, who settle in Cambridge as a refugee from the Spanish Civil War in 1939. Plus Novelletten by Niels Gade.

30/10/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Lord Fitzwilliam as editor and performer of music

Harpsichord recital, to be performed by Dr Gerald Gifford FRCM, Honorary Keeper of Music.

The last in a series of three introduced recitals throughout 2016 to celebrate the Museum’s bicentenary. The series draw upon selected holdings of harpsichord and organ music from the Founder’s collection, revealing both the public image that Lord Fitzwilliam portrayed as an influential patron of music, and also the private interests that he pursued in collecting his extensive library of manuscript and printed music.

06/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Song recital

With Alison Summers (soprano) and Christopher Gould (piano).

13/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Temple Ensemble

Programme to include Howard Ferguson’s Octet.

20/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Cambridge University Instrumental Award Holders for Chamber Music

A variety of works played by the very best undergraduate chamber musicians.

27/11/2016

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Christmas concert with the Orchestra of St Johns conducted by John Lubbock

With soloists Jan Schmolck (violin) and Judit Felszeghy (soprano)

Come and enjoy a performance of seasonal music and a glass of wine amidst the Fitzwilliam’s fabulous collections and get the festive season off to a very special start. Programme to include Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, arias and Pastoral Symphony from Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Violin Concertos in A major and E major and carols for soprano and strings.

16/12/2016

19:00 to 20:00

£25 (£20 concessions/Friends)

Conferences and Seminars

Objects, collections, curation: A one-day conference at King's College (Beves Room)

A series of talks and presentations in the presence of Trustees of the A.G. Leventis Foundation and the Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate the work of Dr Lucilla Burn, Assistant Director, Collections and Keeper of Antiquities, who retires at the end of 2016.

29/11/2016

09:30 to 16:30

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

Tour for blind and partially sighted adults

Join staff from the Fitzwilliam Museum and Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology to explore the new exhibition on illuminated manuscripts. You will also have the opportunity to handle objects from around the world connected with colour.

27/09/2016

14:30 to 16:15

Free

Tour for blind and partially sighted adults

Join staff from the Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology and the Museum of Zoology to discover more about the animals that feature in their collections.

29/11/2016

14:30 to 16:15

Free

Family Activities

Family First Saturday

Symbols in art

03/09/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Paint it!

5 - 7 yrs

Be inspired by art around the Museum and paint your own colourful canvas with artist Jo Miller.

17/09/2016

10:30 to 12:30

£8 per child

Baby magic!

0 - 2 yrs

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

20/09/2016

10:11 to 11:00

£3 per child

It’s magic!

2 - 5 yrs

Looking at art can be magical. Explore work in the collections and make art of your own in the studio to take home.

21/09/2016

10:00 to 11:30

£3 per child

Family First Saturday

Artful science

01/10/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Delightful doodles

8 - 12 yrs

Laugh out loud at the fun doodles in medieval manuscripts, and create your own comic illustrations with artist Lewis Chapman.

08/10/2016

10:30 to 12:30

£8 per child

Statues, stories & stillness at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

3 - 5 yrs

Enjoy a story tour of the Museum of Classical Archaeology using a range of peaceful, movement based activities inspired by the collection. Stand like a warrior! Swish like a mermaid! Balance like a boat on the sea!

19/10/2016

10:30 to 11:30

Free

Statues, stories & stillness at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

3 - 5 yrs

Enjoy a story tour of the Museum of Classical Archaeology using a range of peaceful, movement based activities inspired by the collection. Stand like a warrior! Swish like a mermaid! Balance like a boat on the sea!

19/10/2016

13:30 to 14:30

Free

Drawing with colour: Big Draw special

Join us for activities inspired by colour and movement, and create your own artwork to take home or add to our group installation.

25/10/2016

13:00 to 16:00

Free

Family First Saturday

Heroes and villians

05/11/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Arms & Armour with Cambridge History for Schools

Unleash your inner knight and join Armour Historian, Victoria Bartels, as she takes you on a journey through the Fitzwilliam Museum's Armoury. Learn about the form, function, and fashion of early modern armour, handle replica armour and get up close to real objects from the Fitzwilliam’s collection.

12/11/2016

11:00

Free

It’s magic at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

2 - 5 yrs

Explore the magical art of nature through storytelling in the garden and then use colour from plants to create art of your own to take home.

15/11/2016

10:00 to 11:30

£3 per child, plus £5 per adult for garden entry (£4 concessions, free to Friends of CUBG)

Baby magic at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

0 - 2 yrs

A sensory exploration of flowers, leaves and colour. We will experience the plants in the garden, and use them to create our own artworks.

 

16/11/2016

10:00 to 11:00

£3 per child, plus £5 per adult for garden entry (£4 concessions, free to Friends of CUBG)

In the mix

8 - 12 yrs

Explore the science of colour with artist Caroline Wendling. Using coloured films and wire, make 3D sculpture inspired by art in the collection.

19/11/2016

10:30 to 12:30

£8 per child

Family First Saturday

Winter wonderland

03/12/2016

14:00 to 16:00

Free

Christmas cards

Ages 5+

Join artist Lara Jones for some festive fun in the studio.

21/12/2016

10:30 to 12:30

£8 per child

Film

The Secret of Kells film screening at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

This highly applauded film tells the story of a young boy living in remote Irish woods and his adventures when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. This film
screening is programmed to complement the Fitzwilliam Museum’s COLOUR exhibition, and is part of the Cambridge Family Film Festival.

24/10/2016

£4

Monty Python and the Holy Grail screening

Spend a night watching the timelessly hilarious cult classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail, surrounded by the Museum’s worldclass collection in Gallery 3.

18/11/2016

19:15 to 21:00

£6

for Young People

ReSource: Big bronze

13 - 18 yrs

Join us in our art studio, with sculptor Susie Olczak, for a session on bronze. Look at Henry Moore’s Hill Arches on the Museum lawn and learn how sculptors make models as a way of sketching ideas and how these become large scale pieces.

24/09/2016

11:00 to 13:00

£5

ReSource: Glittering gold

13 - 18 yrs

Be inspired by the COLOUR exhibition. Make your own paints in egg tempera and use gold leaf to create an illuminated manuscript page, with artist Lara Jones in our art studio.

15/10/2016

11:00 to 13:00

£5

ReSource: Beautiful pages

14 - 18 yrs

A special day-long course exploring and recreating the art of illuminated manuscripts. Learn about the materials, tools and planning that went into the making of the manuscripts on display in COLOUR. Philippa Abrahams, practitioner in historical art materials and techniques, will teach you the skills you need to create your own piece using gold and coloured decoration in our studio.

26/10/2016

10:00 to 16:30

£15

ReSource: Shimmering steel

13 - 18 yrs

Join armour experts and learn about the life of knights, try on replica armour and design your own with artist Jason Ions – it’s all about the fashion, fit and fighting!

12/11/2016

11:00 to 13:00

£5

Metal mind

13 - 18 yrs

Imagination and the mind inspire contemporary print artists like Susan Aldworth and Jane Dixon, whose work can be seen in the Museum’s Realisation exhibition. Follow in their footsteps and explore your creative mind in print using gold and silver embellishments on intaglio prints with artist Lucy Mazur.

17/12/2016

11:00 to 13:00

£5

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