Online Exhibitions

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Weaving Stories

Many stories in the Bible are very dramatic and exciting. They make good pictures and have inspired artists for hundreds of years in every possible medium: wood, stone, paint, glass, mosaic, weaving and embroidery.

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Stories behind the Stitches: Schoolgirl Samplers of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Discover information about the makers, the schools they attended and the function of needlework in these institutions.

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Netsuke: Japanese Art in Miniature

This small exhibition brings together 250 superb examples of netsuke - a form of miniature sculpture originating in 17th-century Japan.

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Fans

An online exhibition exploring the history of the fan in its various forms and the range of fans in the Fitzwilliam Museum collection.

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The conservation and restoration of the Chinese vases broken in 2006

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