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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed Good Friday, 24-26 & 31 December and 1 January
FREE ADMISSION

 

 

View our What's On: September - December booklet online.

 

Lunchtime Talks

Lotus flowers

The fragrance of lotus: Archaeology and sensorial experimentation in Afghanistan caves 1960s – 1980s

A talk with Professor Vimalin Rujivacharakul, Department of Art History, University of Delaware, Newark, USA.

11/12/2019

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Art speak

Drop-in and enjoy half an hour looking at and talking about art.

17/12/2019

13:15 to 13:45

Free

Christmas food

The food of Christmas past

A talk with Ivan Day, Feast & Fast Food Historian.

18/12/2019

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Bird pie

‘To eat or not to eat’: Vegetarianism and veganism in Europe, 1500 – 1800

A talk with Dr Melissa Calaresu, Feast & Feast exhibition co-curator. View the full listing for admission information.

15/01/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Lunchtime Concerts

Musicians

The Celia String Quartet

Programme to include Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 135 and Mozart’s String Quartet K. 465 (“Dissonance”).
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12/01/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Music for flute and piano

Sarah Blazeby (flute) and Antoinette Cann (piano) perform works by Debussy, Faure and Eldin Burton.
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19/01/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Jon Fistein

Music for cello and piano

Jon Fistein (cello) and Olga Elbourn (piano) perform Stravinsky’s Suite Italienne and Beethoven’s Sonata in C, Op 102, No. 1.
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26/01/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Musicians

Scordatura Women’s Music Collective

Programme to include Rebecca Clarke Piano Trio.
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02/02/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Musicians

Music for saxophone and piano

With Rob Burton (saxophone) and Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano).
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09/02/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Musician

Music for piano

Avguste Antonov performs works by American living composers, including the classical compositions of rock star Billy Joel.
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16/02/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Musicians

Music for soprano, flute and piano

With Chloe Beresford-Jones and Helen Groves (sopranos), Sally Landymore (flute) and Jill Morton (piano).
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23/02/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Instrumental Award Holders

Cambridge University Instrumental Award Holders

A performance by the very best undergraduate chamber musicians.
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01/03/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Musician

Music for violin and piano

Fumi Otsuki (violin) and Sarah Kershaw (piano) perform pieces by Ifukube, Grieg, Jánaček, Chopin, Vaughan Williams and Debussy.
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08/03/2020

13:15 to 14:00

Free

Adult Workshops

Japanese snow print

Extended MUSE workshop: Winter lights

FULLY BOOKED

Explore the beauty of winter in our collection - low sun in softly lit European landscapes and Japanese snow scenes. See a selection of these artworks on paper with a visit to the Study Room. Then return to the Studio for a morning creating your own winter-inspired prints and paintings to use as greeting cards or seasonal gifts.

13/12/2019

10:15 to 13:00

£15

Gingerbread

Christmas recipes

FULLY BOOKED

Join Food Historian, Ivan Day, for this insightful talk about historical Christmas food, with demonstration of original equipment and object handling opportunities. Afterwards there will also be the chance to walk around the Feast & Fast exhibition with Ivan, to look at exhibits relating to Christmas food traditions.

17/12/2019

14:00 to 15:30

£10 (£8 concessions)

Tour

Tour group

Guided Tour

Join a one hour guided tour of the Museum on Saturdays, or book a tour in advance for any visit for a group.

05/04/2014 to 04/04/2021

14:30 to 15:30

The Nativity

Nine lessons and images: Art for Christmas tour

Join Robert Lloyd Parry for story-rich tours of the Fitzwilliam’s collection on a Christmas theme.

10/12/2019

14:00

£10 + booking fee

The Nativity

Nine lessons and images: Art for Christmas tour

Join Robert Lloyd Parry for story-rich tours of the Fitzwilliam’s collection on a Christmas theme.

11/12/2019

14:00

£10 + booking fee

The Nativity

Nine lessons and images: Art for Christmas tour

Join Robert Lloyd Parry for story-rich tours of the Fitzwilliam’s collection on a Christmas theme.

13/12/2019

14:00

£10 + booking fee

The Nativity

Nine lessons and images: Art for Christmas tour

Join Robert Lloyd Parry for story-rich tours of the Fitzwilliam’s collection on a Christmas theme.

14/12/2019

14:00

£10 + booking fee

The Nativity

Nine lessons and images: Art for Christmas tour

Join Robert Lloyd Parry for story-rich tours of the Fitzwilliam’s collection on a Christmas theme.

15/12/2019

14:00

£10 + booking fee

for Young People

Ceramic food

ReSource: A feast for your eyes

13 - 18 yrs

Design a feast that looks as good as it tastes with artist Caroline Wendling. Let your imagination run riot and create your own fanciful food displays that we can eat with our eyes, gaining design inspiration from the Baroque table displays in our Feast & Fast exhibition.

14/12/2019

11:00 to 13:00

£5

Eggs

Make: Food glorious food

11 - 13 yrs

Join our food colour lab and make your own art with natural dyes from the food we eat - turmeric, chocolate, coffee, tea, berries, eggs, beetroot, spinach and red cabbage. Create a feast from these tasty colours with guest artist Caroline Wendling, and celebrate food with a visit to our Feast & Fast exhibition.

14/12/2019

14:00 to 16:00

£5

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