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#Winter ❄️ is the (very appropriate!) theme for today's #OnlineArtExchange 🖼️ 🖼️We've got our hat, scarf, and gloves on and are ready to explore the chilly scenery around Heathfield Hall by William Thomas Such (1820 - 1893). 📍 at @BM_AG

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It's abit chilly.

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We were deeply saddened to learn of the death of former director Duncan Robinson (1943-2022) at the weekend. He began his career in Paintings & Drawings at the Fitzwilliam, returning from the US to become its director in 1995, leading our courtyard development opening in 2004.

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Give the gift of Friendship this Christmas with a Friends of the Fitzwilliam membership 🎁 🏛️ Exclusive events 🖼️ Priority booking for exhibitions 🛍️ 10% off in the shop and 15% seasonal offers ☕ Discount on teas and coffees in our café 🎄🎄 1/2

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Huge congratulations Magdalene Odundo & our Senior Curator of Modern & Contemporary Applied Arts @_Helen_Ritchie on being awarded a joint inaugural Curatorial prize for ‘Magdalene Odundo in Cambridge’ by @forarthistory Congrats too @WMGallery #AAHCuratorialPrize

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This week @artukdotorg #OnlineArtExchange is all about Portraiture. December is your last chance to view the first official joint portrait @KensingtonRoyal unveiled in June at the Fitz next stop @NHRMuseum & @NPGLondon

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🔍Explore the hidden details in 'On the Brink' by Alfred Elmore, with Dr Jane Munro, Keeper of European Paintings, Drawings and Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum. 📽️ Visit our #FitzFavourites on display in Gallery 3 until 30 December. @ShelbourneFilms

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Have you seen @kettlesyard major new⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ exhibition, Paint Like the Swallow Sings Calypso? Works from the Fitz and @kettlesyard collections are on display alongside contemporary artists Paul Dash, Errol Lloyd, and John Lyons. #KYCalypso is open until 19 Feb, entry is free✨

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Today is #MuseumShopSunday @CamUnivMuseums @Cambridge_Uni 👉 Enter SUNDAY15 for a 15% discount 🖤

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Friday at the Fitz be like 👍 #Defaced!

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🔊Enjoy your personal tour of #Defaced! 🤑🎞️ @Ricardonlund @artfund @StrongIslandUK

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📖The Bury Bible is one of the most famous books in the Parker Library at @CorpusCambridge and contains some of the purest pigments of any manuscript analysed by the Fitzwilliam Museum so far. Join the Fitz and @stedscath on 3 December and learn more✨➡️

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From soup on van Gogh’s Sunflowers to vandalised portraits on banknotes & coins, defacement of art as a form of protest is nothing new.. #Defaced! until 8th Jan 🎟️ Name something else that is free..🤑 #numismatic🎞️@TomfooleryLtd @artfund @Ricardonlund

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We're getting dressed up in our Thursday best for today's #OnlineArtExchange, #JewelleryinArt !💎 We love the simplicity of the use of flowers as jewellery in Flower Girl at @YorkArtGallery. Look at that lovely floral bracelet! 💐 🖼 Unknown artist, c.1825 - 1835.

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Shag forever. #Defaced! 🎟️

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‘To see we must forget the name of the thing we are looking at’ Claude Monet, born #OTD in Paris 1840. Which are you hanging on your wall ?

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#RemembranceSunday #LestWeForget Poppy by unknown French draughtsman c. 1750

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