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Whales, fish and aquatic wonders

Prints of whales, fish and aquatic wonders from mythology or discovered in distant seas have gone on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate the reopening of the Charrington Print Room after a year’s closure.

Published: Tue 19 Aug 2014

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Fitzwilliam bids to acquire weeping Virgin

A remarkably realistic painted wood bust of the Mater Dolorosa (Virgin of Sorrows) by Pedro de Mena (1628-1688), one of the most celebrated sculptors of the Spanish Golden Age, has gone on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge as part of an appeal to acquire the sculpture.

Published: Wed 30 Jul 2014

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Memory Mirror joins Art Everywhere

The Fitzwilliam Museum’s painting Memory Mirror by John Hoyland is part of this year’s Art Everywhere campaign by the Art Fund, which sees artworks flooding the streets of the UK. The campaign called for members of the public to vote for their top 25 paintings on Facebook, from a longlist of over 70 British artworks from 1500s to present day.

Published: Fri 25 Jul 2014

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Final weeks of Discoveries

It is the last weeks to see Discoveries: Art, Science and Exploration from the University of Cambridge Museums before it closes after 27 July.

Published: Mon 14 Jul 2014

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Arts Council England funding support

Arts Council England has awarded the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) nearly £4.5m for 2015-18 and is continuing its Major Partner Museum status.

Published: Wed 2 Jul 2014

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Late opening - summer exhibitions & Dutch gallery

On Thursday 3 July see the summer exhibitions and newly restored Dutch gallery at the Fitzwilliam Museum after hours until 20.00.

Published: Mon 23 Jun 2014

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