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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Exhibitions

The Human Touch Poster

The Human Touch: Making Art, Leaving Traces

Drawing on works of art spanning four thousand years and from across the globe, this exhibition explores the fundamental role of touch in human experience, and offers new ways of looking. 

18/05/2021 to 01/08/2021

Free

Scent from Nature Poster

Scent from Nature: Beauty's botanical origins

The exhibition features watercolours from the our exceptional botanical collection and are displayed alongside a range of perfume vessels from ancient Egypt and Greece, as well as scent bottles from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

18/05/2021 to 29/08/2021

Free

Displays

'Don't Wash Your Hands: Neither Light Agrees To Enter The Eyes Nor Air The Lungs' by Issam Kourbaj (2020)

Don't Wash Your Hands: Neither Light Agrees To Enter The Eyes Nor Air The Lungs

Display of 366 eye idols made of Aleppo soap by Syrian-born artist, Issam Kourbaj.

02/12/2020 to 05/09/2021

Free

Historiated initial Q: Doeg killing the priests of Nob (Psalm 51), Knight fighting a snail, Macclesfield Psalter, MS 1-2005, fol. 76r” © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

The Macclesfield Psalter

The Macclesfield Psalter (MS 1-2005) is a small but remarkable book, filled with rich and beautiful illustrations displayed in Gallery 6.

16/12/2020 to 31/08/2021

Free

 

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