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Easter at the Fitz

This Easter’s your last chance to see our exhibition of works by 20th century artist John Craxton, which has received critical acclaim in the Telegraph, Times and Financial Times and was opened by Sir David Attenborough in December.

Published: Fri 11 Apr 2014

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Celebration event for last weeks of Craxton show

It is the last month to see A world of private mystery: John Craxton, RA (1922-2009) before it closes on 21 April.

Published: Mon 7 Apr 2014

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Final stage of building works

The building projects at the Museum have entered their final stage, and the scaffolding around the historic Portico has now come down.

Published: Tue 25 Mar 2014

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Arts Council England grants £87,582 to create a digital archive of manuscripts

The illuminated manuscript collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum will be available to view in greater detail than ever before thanks to an £87,582 from Arts Council England. The Digital Layers online archive will explore stunning images of illuminated manuscripts using layer and zooming techniques inspired by internet mapping tools to show their historical, cultural and scientific secrets.

Published: Thu 6 Mar 2014

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Conservation stories for University Science Festival

The University of Cambridge Museums will be participating with the Cambridge Science Festival, inviting members of the public to discover more about the art of conservation.

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014

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Poetry with Sean Borodale

The Fitzwilliam Museum will be host to T S Eliot prize and Costa Book Award shortlisted poet, Sean Borodale, for an evening of art and poetry on Tuesday 4 March.

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014

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Valentines day late opening

The next in the series of monthly Friday night openings for A world of private mystery: John Craxton, RA (1922-2009) , will be on Valentines day with a special screening of the Film, Dhiava: The Autumn Journey.

Published: Fri 31 Jan 2014

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Edmund de Waal film screenings

To celebrate the final month of Edmund de Waal's beautiful intervention On White: Porcelain Stories from the Fitzwilliam, the Museum is holding a set of special film screenings showing you behind the scenes in de Waal’s studio.

Published: Wed 29 Jan 2014

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The Fitzwilliam Museum starts Friday night exhibition openings

The Fitzwilliam Museum has started offering monthly Friday night late openings for its major spring exhibition A world of private mystery: John Craxton, RA (1922-2009).

Published: Wed 8 Jan 2014

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