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Portrait of Giovanni Belzoni, donated to the Fitzwilliam

4 December 2018

A portrait of the flamboyant Egyptologist, Giovanni Belzoni, has been donated to the Fitzwilliam under the Cultural Gifts Scheme.

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Advent Calendar on Facebook and Twitter 2018

4 December 2018

Christmas is a time for giving and in our 2018 social media advent calendar we are celebrating gifts that have been made to the Museum.

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Rossetti drawing bought in second-hand bookshop for £75 on display

29 November 2018

The chalk drawing by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, will go on display in ‘Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest’.

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Shop products

Museum Shop Sunday: 25 November

15 November 2018

Join us for Museum Shop Sunday, with some enticing offers on one of the best Christmas shopping weekends of the year.

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Airplane print

The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals

9 November 2018

A new blog post looks at a portfolio of sixty-six lithographs, known as The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals, commissioned in 1917 to inspire a war-weary public and overseas allies. #Remembrance2018

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Digital publications

23 October 2018

We are publishing a pilot digital publication for the exhibition Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden, and need your help to get it right...

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Luke Syson has been appointed Director

17 October 2018

Luke Syson has been appointed Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum and will take up his post in early 2019.

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Town and Gown 10k run

Road closures around the Museum for Sunday’s 10k run

16 October 2018

This Sunday 22 October the Cambridge Town and Gown 10k run will go through the city, with road closures starting at 8.00.

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Degas: Passion for perfection

Last year's Degas exhibition is the focus of a new film by Exhibition on Screen due to be released in cinemas from 6 November.

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Big Draw

25 September 2018

This year's Big Draw, themed 'Moving lines', invites families to draw dancers from Bodywork Studio, in novel and fun ways.

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