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Happy Birthday Fitzwilliam – 10 August 2016 1-4 pm

On 1 August our Founder, Richard, VII Viscount Fitzwilliam would have been celebrating his 271st birthday.

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Street scene by Brueghel

Brueghel and his Time

Over thirty rarely seen early Dutch and Flemish landscape drawings from the Bruce Ingram Bequest are on display.

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eGuide picture

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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The Chesterton hoard

Object of the Month for July

The Chesterton hoard of gold and silver medieval coins was discovered by archaeologists at Chesterton Lane Corner, Cambridge, in October 2000.

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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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March: Object of the Month

March's Object of the Month - Blue Twisted Form by contemporary artist Merete Rasmussen. In this video we go through the design and thought process behind the work from concept to the finished article. 

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