eNews: special 'Rediscovering Greece & Rome' edition

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REDISCOVER THE WORLD-CLASS GREEK & ROMAN COLLECTION

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Rediscovering Greece & Rome: redisplayed gallery opens 30 January

The Fitz’s world-class Greek and Roman collection re-opens to the public this month, after a major 18-month refurbishment.

From sarcophagi and sculpture to figurines and funerary items; from Greek vases and marble carvings to treasures from Hadrian’s palace - re-discover the Museum’s ancient treasures in a new light in this beautifully redesigned gallery space.

Read more about the newly redisplayed gallery, or discover what's been going on behind the scenes with the curators' blog


JOIN THE CURATORS: FREE DROP-IN GALLERY TOURS

Greek & Roman Tours

Saturday 30 January
12.30 | 13.30 | 14.30 | 15.30

Drop in for these tours of the refurbished gallery

Close Encounters with the Greeks (and Romans)

Tuesday 16 - Friday 19 February
14.00 - 16.00 daily

Discover more about the objects on display

 

All sessions are FREE, with no booking required, and are led by members of the Museum's Department of Antiquities.

Meet in Gallery 21 for all sessions.

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LEARN MORE WITH THESE FREE LUNCHTIME TALKS

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How we rebuilt Greece and Rome

Tuesday 2 February | 13.15-13.45

Lucilla Burn, Keeper of Antiquities and Kate Cooper, AHRC Research Associate

How we conserved Greece and Rome

Wednesday 3 February | 13.15-13.45

Julie Dawson, Senior Assistant Keeper, Conservation, and Christina Rozeik, AHRC Research Associate

Talks are FREE, with no booking required


CHILDREN AND FAMILIES: EXPLORE THE ANCIENTS AFTER-HOURS

Twilight at the Museums

Wednesday 17 February | 17.30-19.00

The Fitz is joining other museums around Cambridge in turning down the lights for an evening of fun family twilight activities, including a chance to wander and wonder at the new-look Greek & Roman gallery.

Bring a torch!

FREE, no booking required. Please note that this event is extremely popular.

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For full details of all events and workshops, visit our website at www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

 

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