eNews: August 2010

Welcome to The Fitzwilliam Museum's eNews: keeping you in touch with the very latest information about exhibitions, events, displays and more. Admission to the Museum is FREE, and a wide-ranging programme of activities is on offer.

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE: EXHIBITIONS CLOSING THIS MONTH

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Maggi Hambling: The Wave

Until 8 August 2010

A powerful series of large-scale paintings by one of Britain's most distinguished contemporary artists

Gifts of the Ebb Tide: Japan and the sea in Ukiyo-e Prints

Until 15 August

Woodcut prints and books from 18th and 19th century Japan celebrating the nation's bond with the sea that surrounds it

21st Century Engraved Glass

Until 15 August

A selection of the finest contemporary glass engraving, showcasing the artistry of the Guild of Glass Engravers

Find out more...

 

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

The Fitzwilliam Museum is now on Twitter!

Folllow us as @FitzMuseum_UK at twitter.com/FitzMuseum_UK and get behind-the-scenes news, pictures, and up-to-the-minute details of events and activities at the Fitz. You can also get in touch and let us know what you think.

Remember, you can still follow the Museum on Facebook at facebook.com/fitzwilliammuseum

 

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ART IN THE OPEN AIR: FREE HOLIDAY FUN FOR FAMILIES

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Passport to Museum Treasure

Hunt out the treasures in the Cambridge Museums this summer! Pick up a copy of our family trail at any University museum and complete the Treasure Hunt to claim your own bag of goodies. Available until Saturday 17 September.

Family First Saturdays

Saturday 7 August | 14.00-16.00
Collect drawing materials, activities and trails, and explore the outdoor sculpture promenade as well as statues in the museum.

Drawing Together

Wednesday 11 August | 10.00-16.00
Drop in and draw with activities and inspiration available from the Fitz Family Welcome Point.

All events free, no booking required

 

MUSIC IN THE FITZWILLIAM

Cambridge Summer Music Festival Promenade Concerts

Enjoy free music recitals in the beautiful surroundings of the Museum's galleries.

Sunday 1 August | 13.15-14.00
Stephanie Dyer (trombone) and Hannah Gill (piano) play Saint-Saëns, Carl Maria von Weber, Rimsky-Korsakov and Hindemith


Saturday 7 August | 13.15-14.00
Trilogy Clarinet Quartet play Bach, Shostakovich, Piazzolla and Arnold Cooke

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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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