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Colour and Chemistry

Sessions taking place at 10.30-12.30 and 14.00-16.00

The Fitzwilliam's collections are full of colour. This workshop shows how the study of art and the science of conservation are perfect partners.

  • Explore the symbolism of colour in the collections
  • Discover the materials and methods used to create colour throughout history
  • Create your own pigment in the studio
  • Investigate how understanding art, history and science is used to conserve works of art

Part of Cambridge University Science Festival 2011

Sat 12 March 2011 | 10:00 to 16:00
Free but booking essential: email or call 01223 332904