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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Exhibitions

Sampler

Sampled Lives: samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum’s excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.

06/05/2017 to 07/10/2018

Free

Portrait print

Designed to Impress

Focussing on key objects from the 15th to the 21st centuries, this exhibition features a selection of some of the Fitzwilliam’s most spectacular prints, and gives visitors an insight into the extraordinary breadth of the collection.

13/03/2018 to 02/09/2018

Free

Flower painting

Floral Fantasies

An exhibition of some of the Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings, including an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements.

05/06/2018 to 09/09/2018

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

Displays

Henry Moore’s Hill Arches (1973)

See a monumental bronze sculpture by Henry Moore, titled Hill Arches, on loan to the Fitzwilliam Museum from the Henry Moore Foundation in Hertfordshire.

04/05/2016 to 31/12/2018

Free

The Frua-Valsecchi collection

Over the past fifty years, Francesca and Massimo Valsecchi have built up a remarkable collection of paintings, furniture, sculpture, glass and ceramics. This includes the renowned nude portrait of Patricia Preece by Stanley Spencer (Gallery 1), a Spanish 17th century polychrome wood sculpture of the Christ Child (Gallery 6), Art Nouveau Tiffany glass (Gallery 1) and an extremely rare Meissen porcelain vulture (Gallery 27)...

01/08/2016 to 30/12/2018

Free

Rodin sculpture

RA250 at the Fitz

The pick of our collection by seven Royal Academicians who have connections with Cambridge and the Fitz: Eileen Cooper RA, Stephen Chambers RA, Anne Desmet RA, Antony Gormley RA, Nigel Hall RA, Mali Morris RA and Eric Parry RA.

13/02/2018 to 31/12/2018

Free

Coin

1918: Victory and a new Europe

In 1918 the western allies led by Britain, France and the United States finally defeated Germany and its allies, after four years of brutal conflict. The great empires of Germany, Austria and Turkey fell, and a new Europe was born. The end of World War I and its consequences are seen through the coins, medals and banknotes of the time

05/06/2018 to 30/09/2018

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

 

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