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Julie Dawson

Conservation at the Fitz under lockdown

Julia Dawson, Head of Conservation, talks to us from inside the Fitz while it is under lockdown during COVID-19.

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Look Think Do: resources to help you stay creative and connected at home

The Museum may be closed, but the collection can still fuel curiosity, creativity and wellbeing. Find out more about our latest activities #FitzVirtual.

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COMING SOON... #Fitzvirtual

As we all prepare for what might feel a very isolating experience The Fitzwilliam Museum will be bringing you our Virtual Museum...

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3D imaging of the collections to offer increased access

Funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, among others, has enabled the Fitzwilliam to conduct a research project to create 3D imaging of the permanent collections.

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Colouring competition for the grown-ups!

To celebrate our Feast & Fast exhibition, John Lewis & Partners is delighted to launch a colouring competition for grown-ups!

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AR app demystifies techniques of Renaissance artists

A new AR app allows visitors to see images under the surface of a Renaissance panel that only picture conservation experts normally see.

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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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