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A capriccio ruined building by the coast, with figures, Francesco Guardi (1712-1793)

The Fitzwilliam acquires three important paintings

Two portraits of young boys by Adriaen van Ostade and an imaginary Italianate coastal view by Francesco Guardi.

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Nespawershefyt's Coffin © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Double Nomination for The Egyptian Coffins Project

We are delighted to announce we've received two award nominations for the Egyptian Coffins Project.

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Hannah Kvan

Hannah Kvan (November 1953 - August 2020)

An appreciation of our dear colleague and friend...

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Action 125: Tikrit city, Iraq, Prisoner of war. Monday, April 14, 2003 (2011) Reza Aramesh

Sensual/Virtual: Two Coloured Sculptures

A new juxtaposing display in the Octagon Gallery of two hyperreal male figures. Open until 25 October 2020.

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Support us

The recent pandemic has profoundly impacted the economic situation of the cultural sector. Please consider supporting us...

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Jennifer Marchant

Jennifer Marchant (December 1979 – June 2020)

An appreciation of our dear colleague and friend...

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The Fitzwilliam Museum

Reopening the Fitz (updated 19 August 2020)

We are delighted to tell you that The Fitzwilliam Museum is now open...

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Fitzwilliam Museum masterpieces

Fitzwilliam Museum Masterpieces: 2020 Edition of greetings cards

Discover our new series of greetings cards - a playful perspective on our current lives through the art we know and love...

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Gust of Wind by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Relax, Look and Imagine - new film series

Connect with artworks from The Fitzwilliam Museum’s collection through seven new films that start with a guided relaxation, followed by exploration of the paintings from the comfort of your own home.

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Fitz Stitch

We’re pleased to launch a Fitz inspired community stitching project and are looking for 45 creative participants to contribute to a quilt, but invite communities of people to make their own too…

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