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Illuminate your Winter! New Manuscript Displays

A new installation of some of our finest Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and cuttings have gone on show.

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Gold pineapple welcomes visitors to Feast & Fast exhibition

A gigantic gold pineapple, by Bompas & Parr welcomes visitors into the Fitz to see the major new exhibiton Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe 1500 – 1800.

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Stone lion in the snow

Christmas at the Fitzwilliam

Treat yourself to some culture, seasonal shopping, food and drink this December...

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Museum Shop

Museum Shop Sunday: 1st December

Join us at the Courtyard Shop for Museum Shop Sunday, with sumptuous tables laden with gifts and a gin tasting treat on one of the best Christmas shopping weekends of the year.

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An Exciting Future for Music at the Fitz

Music, and its performance, have always been a wonderful feature of The Fitzwilliam Museum, and as we enter our third century, we want to ensure an exciting future.

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The first annual theme at the Fitz explored through exhibitions, displays and events...

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Grandest gallery re-opens

The Fitz's grandest gallery has re-opened to the public after a refurbishment project lasting two years. The re-opening launched the new annual theme for exhibitions, and events for 2019/20 Sensual/Virtual.

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Elspeth Owen

Elspeth Owen: Unavoidable Knowledge

Ceramicist Elspeth Owen speaks about her work in a recording for Art Talks with Art Fund.

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Growing Networks: new botanical workshops

The Fitzwilliam has an exciting opportunity for curators of botanical works of art on paper.

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Stella Panayotova

The Macclesfield Psalter - back on display

The Macclesfield Psalter goes back on display as Dr Stella Panayotova leaves us to become Royal Librarian and Assistant Keeper of the Royal Archives.

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