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Pharos

Pharos is a separate website, designed to guide the visitor through the extensive collections of The Fitzwilliam Museum, illuminating a selection of the treasures it contains. Take an introductory tour or explore the collections by theme or time.

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Pharos website




Making Art

Making Art is an interactive element within Pharos, a separate website designed to guide the visitor through the extensive collections of The Fitzwilliam Museum. It offers an insight into how a selection of objects, including a bronze sculpture, a 15th century panel painting, a Japanese print and a medieval manuscript, were made.

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Making Art website




Conserving Art

Conserving Art is an interactive multimedia element within Pharos, using images, animations, text and video. It highlights the painstaking procedures used to conserve and restore museum objects. There are currently two features: the restoration of the Chinese vases broken in 2006, and the conservation of the Macclesfield Psalter.

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Conserving Art website