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Cultural festival celebrates Cambridge and its collections

The University of Cambridge Museums cultural festival - Curating Cambridge: our city, our stories, our stuff is now open until 23 November. This city wide celebration is an exciting mix of exhibitions, events, workshops, performances, talks, trails and hands on fun.

Published: Thu 23 Oct 2014

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Mannequin Parade

Following the opening of the Fitzwilliam Museum’s major exhibition Silent Partners, mannequins will be invading Cambridge City Centre in a Mannequin Parade from Saturday 25 October - Sunday 9 November, timed to coincide with the beginning of October half term.

Published: Thu 23 Oct 2014

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Mannequins with x-ray vision

Four astounding science and conservation stories from the exhibition Silent Partners will be explored at an evening event on Tuesday 28 October.

Published: Thu 23 Oct 2014

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Silent Partners website launches

The Fitzwilliam Museum’s major loan exhibition Silent Partners: Artist and Mannequin from Function to Fetish is now open with a new website.

Published: Wed 15 Oct 2014

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Chapman Brothers prints

A glimpse into the Chapman Brothers journey of ideas through war, the genesis of life, artistic creation and death has gone on display through 100 remarkable and intricate prints, giving a unique insight into the Chapmans as printmakers.

Published: Wed 15 Oct 2014

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Weeping Virgin saved in public appeal

A realistic painted wood bust of the Mater Dolorosa (Virgin of Sorrows) by Pedro de Mena (1628-1688) with glass eyes and teardrops and eyelashes made from human hair has been saved for the nation through a public appeal.

Published: Fri 3 Oct 2014

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