Published in 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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