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Poet Laureate and novelists celebrate the collection

The Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, award winning writer Ali Smith and novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant, all presented a gala reading of works written in response to the Fitzwilliam’s collections on Thursday 03 September.

Published: Fri 4 Sep 2015

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Evening events: The cutting edge of classical art

The Fitzwilliam’s latest exhibition Following Hercules: The story of Classical Art shows how artefacts made in the Mediterranean millennia ago came to define western art. Now two new evening events will explore the influence of ‘classical’ style on artists and collectors.

Published: Fri 4 Sep 2015

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King Henry VIII on display in August

Two portraits from Trinity College Cambridge have gone on display in Gallery 3, including one of the most celebrated likenesses of King Henry VIII.

Published: Tue 4 Aug 2015

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Fitzwilliam Museum systems back online

We apologise for our website and phones being down over the last few days and if you have had trouble reaching the Museum by phone or email. All of our systems and web pages are now live.

Published: Fri 31 Jul 2015

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#PaintCambridge competition

Be in with a chance to win a Fitzwilliam Museum framed print from www.fitzwilliamprints.com.

Published: Mon 27 Jul 2015

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Unseen for over 15 years - exquisite watercolours go on show

Rarely exhibited and in superb condition, the collection of watercolours in the Fitzwilliam Museum is one of the finest in the world. Incredibly delicate, many of these have not been exhibited for 15 to 20 years. In a new exhibition the Museum will be showing watercolours by great masters of the medium including John Constable, Peter de Wint, John Sell Cotman, Samuel Palmer, J. M. Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Paul Cézanne, Camille Pissarro and Paul Nash.

Published: Fri 12 Jun 2015

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