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August: Object of the Month

Our mosque lamp, found in the Arts of the Near East Gallery (No.33), is August's Object of the Month.

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For full details of our Happy Birthday Fitzwilliam day to celebrate our Founder's birthday and the Museum's 200th birthday please click the link in the article.

Happy Birthday Fitzwilliam – 10 August 2016, 13.00 - 16.00

On 1 August our Founder, Richard, VII Viscount Fitzwilliam would have been celebrating his 271st birthday. Click through to the story for full programme of celebratory events.

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Castle Howard Cabinet

Saved for the Nation

An important pair of 17th century Roman pietre dure cabinets have been saved from export by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

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Digital eGuide

Working with Acoustiguide, a leading name in digital interpretation, the Museum has designed eGuide to help enhance visitors’ experience of selected exhibits.

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COLOUR trailer

COLOUR: The art and science of illuminated manuscripts

This new exhibition celebrates the Fitzwilliam’s 2016 bicentenary with a stunning display of 150 manuscripts from its rich collections – many on display for the first time.

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Henry Moore's Hill Arches

Henry Moore's Hill Arches (1973) comes to the front lawn of the Fitzwilliam Museum until November 2017

This enormous four-piece bronze sculpture has been kindly lent by the Henry Moore Foundation in Hertfordshire.

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May: Object of the Month

May's Object of the Month - Dionysos of Salamis can be seen in the Cypriot Gallery (No.22). 

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Kettle's Yard display

Being Modern: Kettle’s Yard at the Fitzwilliam Museum 8 April onwards

A second selection of work from the House at Kettle's Yard has come to the Fitzwilliam...

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April: Object of the Month

April's Object of the Month - The Book of the Dead of Ramose can be seen in the current exhibition, Death on the Nile.

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Easter at the Fitz

This Easter enjoy the Fitzwilliam Museum’s major exhibition Death on the Nile: Uncovering the afterlife of ancient Egypt .

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