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Half-Term at the Fitz

The Fitzwilliam Museum welcomes all families over February half term with a week packed full of things to see and do.

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Amendments to the Chinese New Year family event

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, our event partner Cambridge China Centre has taken the decision to cancel some planned activities tomorrow, Saturday 1 February.

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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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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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