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Image["Prosperity (White) by Caroline Cheng"]
Image["Calligraphy in four languages by Hermann Zapf"]
China’s White Gold
Contemporary porcelain from Jingdezhen
To 1 April 2013
To mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, The Fitzwilliam Museum is showcasing the first major exhibition in this country of more than 80 works created in Jingdezhen by over 50 contemporary ceramicists.
Extended to 17 February 2013
Enjoy the first ever exhibition of the Museum's remarkable collection of contemporary calligraphy acquired in 2008.
Image["Marmolata by Gerhart Frankl"]
Image["Theme and Variation I, II, III by Peter Randall-Page"]
Higher Ground: Prints by Gerhart Frankl (1901-65)
To 3 February 2013
A selection of technically inventive prints by Frankl that grew out of sketches made while touring the Alps on his BMW motorbike in 1928. Complemented by works of his contemporaries.
To March 2013
See incredible monumental and intricate sculptures by three internationally renowned contemporary sculptors; Helaine Blumenfeld, Peter Randall-Page and Kan Yasuda.
LAST CHANCE TO SEE...
Woodcuts of the Japanese Winter
To 13 January 2013
Stunning woodblock prints by artists such as Hokusai and Hiroshige, exploring the snow-bound landscapes and winter pastimes of Japan.
View the online exhibition
Image["Japanese Woodcut print by Utagawa Kunisada"]
FREE LUNCHTIME TALKS
Lunchtime talks take place at 13.15, for more information and locations visit our website
Image["Extreme Unction by Nicolas Poussin"]
Sculpture: an illustrated talk
Wed 16 January
Peter Randall Page
Tue 22 January
Enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art
Poems after Poussin
Wed 23 January
Dr Karen Brown, Trinity College, Dublin
A landmark acquisition by Nicolas Poussin
Wed 30 January (13.15 & 14.30)
Jane Munro, Senior Assistant Keeper (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
Friday 25 January: 10.15 - 12.00
Become more confident with your drawing skills and discover new ways of working at this adult art workshop.
£5 per workshop. Booking essential, tel. 01223 332904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Family First Saturday
Saturday 5 January: 14.00-16.00
All Ages (under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult)
Visit our Fitz Family Welcome Point in the Courtyard and collect drawing materials, activities and trails to use throughout the Museum, exploring a variety of themes.
Tuesday 29 January: 10.00 – 11.30
Ages 2 – 5 (must be accompanied by an adult)
Looking at art can be magical. Explore work in the collections and make art of your own in the studio to take home.
£3 per child. Booking essential, tel. 01223 332904 or email email@example.com
Enjoy a free classical concert in the beautiful surroundings of Gallery 3
Sundays | 13.15 - 14.00
FREE space may be limited
Vox Cantab ‘American Roots’
Choral concert of pieces by Tippett, Copland, Lauridsen and Whitacre, directed by Louisa Denby. Elis Reed (piano).
Richard Dowling (tenor) and Rebecca Taylor (piano) perform pieces by Schumann and Strauss.
General admission to the Fitzwilliam Museum is FREE
For full details of all events and workshops, visit our website at www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk
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Banner: Qin Xilin, The sound of the sea (detail) © Qin Xilin
1. Caroline Cheng, Prosperity (White) © Caroline Cheng
2. Hermann Zapf, Calligraphy in four languages (detail), 1970. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
3. Gerhart Frankl, Marmolata (detail), 1928
Courtesy of Gerhart Frankl Memorial Trust. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
4. Peter Randall-Page, Theme and Variation I, II, III, 2008. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
5. Utagawa Kunisada, Winter - Shinobazu Pond (detail), 1858. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
6. Nicolas Poussin, Extreme Unction (detail), 1638 - 1640. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
7. Drawing © joyfulseeker (Flickr Creative Commons)
8. Girl in gallery. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
9. Promenade concert. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.