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Published in 2009

 

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Christmas opening hours at The Fitzwilliam Museum

If you're planning to pay us a visit over Christmas and New Year, please make note of our festive opening hours.

Published: Mon 21 Dec 2009

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Discover Sargent, Sickert & Spencer with new podcast

Get a personal introduction to this new exhibition, which focuses on three of the most original painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries: John Singer Sargent, Walter Sickert and Stanley Spencer.

Published: Thu 17 Dec 2009

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Exhibition of the Year award for Fitzwilliam's Darwin exhibition

Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts has won Apollo’s Magazine’s ‘Exhibition of the Year’ award.

Published: Thu 3 Dec 2009

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Families at the Fitz this Christmas

Make the Fitzwilliam Museum your destination for a festive family day out this Christmas.

Published: Thu 3 Dec 2009

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New facsimile for Museum’s medieval manuscript

One of The Fitzwilliam Museum’s finest medieval illuminated manuscripts has been honoured with a limited-edition facsimile.

Published: Tue 1 Dec 2009

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New educational award for The Fitzwilliam Museum

The Museum has been awarded the ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’ Quality Badge.

Published: Tue 3 Nov 2009

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'100 Questions' installation at The Fitzwilliam Museum

This month, the Fitzwilliam's Courtyard hosts a unique installation that challenges visitors to think about the future of our planet.

Published: Thu 29 Oct 2009

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New exhibition showcases fine drawings and prints from the Fitzwilliam’s collection

A new exhibition opening tomorrow at The Fitzwilliam Museum highlights drawings and prints that have recently enriched the Fitzwilliam’s world-class collections, offering an opportunity to see important works going on display for the first time.

Published: Mon 19 Oct 2009

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VERVE returns to The Fitzwilliam Museum

VERVE, the late night opening for young people aged 14+, makes a much-anticipated return to The Fitzwilliam Museum this week.

Published: Mon 5 Oct 2009

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Special evening opening for Endless Forms this week

This Wednesday (16 September) is another opportunity to see Endless Forms after-hours as part of a special late-night opening from 6pm until 9pm.

Published: Tue 15 Sep 2009

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'Family First Saturdays' at the Fitz

From this weekend, families visiting the Museum on the first Saturday of each month can take advantage of the new Fitz Family Welcome Point, as part of 'Family First Saturdays'.

Published: Wed 2 Sep 2009

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Open Forum: ‘Public Art: Who Cares?’

What is 'public art'? Should it please us or provoke us? Should we get what we like - or what artists think we need?

Published: Tue 1 Sep 2009

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Don’t miss: special late-night opening of Endless Forms next week

Enjoy an evening visit to the "the best show of the year" (Daily Telegraph), to celebrate the Cambridge Darwin 2009 Festival.

Published: Thu 2 Jul 2009

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Endless Forms opens TODAY

See Darwin differently with a ground-breaking new exhibition opening today (Tuesday 16 June) at The Fitzwilliam Museum.

Published: Tue 16 Jun 2009

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Darwin exhibition podcasts: first episode now online

Watch the first episode: Professor Jim Secord discusses the 19th century's fascination with images of prehistoric Earth, and Darwin's early passion for geology.

Published: Tue 2 Jun 2009

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Last chance to see: Japanese print exhibition closes this weekend

This Sunday (17 May 2009) is the last chance to see the exhibition Kachōfūgetsu: The Natural World in Japanese Prints.

Published: Wed 13 May 2009

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Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum celebrate 100 years with new website

The Fitzwilliam Museum is launching a new website dedicated to its Friends, where web users can discover more about the Friends activities and find out how to get involved.

Published: Wed 13 May 2009

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New podcast: behind the scenes of the 2009 Fitzwilliam Museum Sculpture Promenade

Discover more about the creation and installation of this new display of contemporary sculpture in the Museum's grounds.

Published: Fri 8 May 2009

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‘Turn the pages’: interactive Utamaro books now online

Web users can now explore virtually the masterworks of Japanese illustration featured in the exhibition Kachōfūgetsu: The Natural World in Japanese Prints, which closes later this month on Sunday 17 May.

Published: Fri 1 May 2009

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Contemporary sculpture installation opens TODAY

The 2009 Fitzwilliam Museum Sculpture Promenade on the Museum’s lawns is now open to the public.

Published: Tue 28 Apr 2009

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Fitzwilliam Museum introduces new showcase for contemporary sculpture in the heart of Cambridge

The 2009 Fitzwilliam Museum Sculpture Promenade: opens Tuesday 28 April

Published: Fri 27 Mar 2009

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Your last chance to see 'I Turned it Into a Palace': exhibition closing Tuesday 17 March

"Sumptuous" - The Financial Times

Published: Thu 12 Mar 2009

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Twilight at the Fitzwilliam

The Fitzwilliam Museum opened its doors to over 1000 visitors last night for an evening of torch-lit trails through its darkened galleries.

Published: Thu 19 Feb 2009

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Discover the forthcoming Darwin exhibition with new website launching TODAY

From today - the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth - discover the major exhibition Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts with the new dedicated website online now.

Published: Thu 12 Feb 2009

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Street poetry, Picasso and print-making: VERVE at The Fitzwilliam Museum

An evening of entertainment exclusively for young people was held at The Fitzwilliam Museum on Saturday 24 January.

Published: Thu 5 Feb 2009

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SOURCE at The Fitzwilliam Museum

For the third year The Fitzwilliam Museum will be offering SOURCE over and beyond the Spring half term, supporting GCSE and AS/A Level Art and Design students as they prepare for their exams.

Published: Wed 4 Feb 2009

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Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure

The Fitzwilliam Museum has an exceptional opportunity to acquire a set of literary proofs documenting the intriguing history of one of the most acclaimed and controversial novels in the English language.

Published: Mon 19 Jan 2009

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VERVE at The Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam is opening its doors exclusively to young adults for an evening of entertainment later this month on Saturday 24 January.

Published: Mon 12 Jan 2009

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