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  • Fans

    An online exhibition exploring the history of the fan in its various forms and the range of fans in the Fitzwilliam Museum collection.

  • 21st Century Engraved Glass

    An exhibition by the Guild of Glass Engravers

  • Netsuke: Japanese Art in Miniature

    This small exhibition brings together 250 superb examples of netsuke - a form of miniature sculpture originating in 17th-century Japan.

  • Ceramic Art, Craft and Tales from Medieval Cyprus

    This online exhibition presents a number of Cypriot pots and other objects from the collection of the Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, along with 8 from the Fitzwilliam Museum's own collection.

  • Stories behind the Stitches: Schoolgirl Samplers of the 18th and 19th Centuries

    Discover information about the makers, the schools they attended and the function of needlework in these institutions.

  • Weaving Stories

    Many stories in the Bible are very dramatic and exciting. They make good pictures and have inspired artists for hundreds of years in every possible medium: wood, stone, paint, glass, mosaic, weaving and embroidery.

  • Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

    A dazzling journey through the decorative arts: from the hand-crafted luxuries of the Renaissance to the first stirrings of mass commerce in the Enlightenment.

  • Arming a Knight and his Horse

    On 29 May 2013, the Fitzwilliam Museum hosted its very own Armoury Extravaganza. This public-facing, interactive event sought to explore the human experience of wearing armour, highlighting the importance of fit, form, function and fashion.