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Easter at the Fitzwilliam

This Easter enjoy the Fitzwilliam Museum’s major new exhibition Treasured Possessions, which takes the viewer on a dazzling journey through the decorative arts, and join The irresistible chocolate and coffee morning (28 March) to mark the first Saturday of the exhibition.

Published: Wed 25 Mar 2015

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Poussin masterpiece goes on tour

In 2012 the Fitzwilliam Museum made headlines after raising £3.9 million to acquire Nicolas Poussin’s masterpiece Extreme Unction (c. 1638-40). Now this majestic painting will be going on tour to three collections so it can be seen and enjoyed across the nation.

Published: Thu 5 Mar 2015

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Auerbach sketches and birthday messages join the collections

A collection of 40 works by the painter Frank Auerbach collected by his friend and fellow-artist Lucian Freud have been allocated to museums and galleries across the UK. The allocation has come through the Acceptance in Lieu scheme administered by Arts Council England.

Published: Mon 2 Mar 2015

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Exceptional paintings by El Greco & Largillière on loan

Two exceptional paintings have gone on display in the Museum’s permanent collection, generously placed on long-term loan by their owners.

Published: Thu 26 Feb 2015

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Inspiring with the ancient world

Much of our first contact with archaeology happens in museums. But how should we inspire the public with the ancient world? A new symposium on March 16 - 17 at the Fitzwilliam Museum is asking experts and members of the public to join them in discussing how to engage audiences.

Published: Tue 17 Feb 2015

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SOURCE 2015

On Saturdays throughout February and during half-term GCSE, A-Level, BTEC and Foundation Art students from across the eastern region will be getting help with their exam preparation, with access to free events at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Polar Museum and Whipple Museum for SOURCE 2015.

Published: Thu 12 Feb 2015

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