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Defaced! image

The first major exhibition to present a world history of protest through currencies that have been mutilated as cries of anger, injustice, or despair from the last 250 years. Defaced! showcases a new ...

Monday 15 August 2022

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Johann Jakob Frey, Cloud Study. Private collection. Photo: Pascal Faligot

In this beautifully considered exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moments in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere ...

Friday 1 April 2022

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Self Portrait, 22nd November 2021. David Hockney. Acrylic on canvas, 91.4 x 76.2 cm © David Hockney

David Hockney - one of the most popular and influential British artists of our time - will take over The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College in the first exhibition to explore th...

Monday 21 February 2022

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Detail of the Men's Boat Race Trophy

For the first time in the history of The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race both the Men’s and Women’s Boat Race trophies will go on public display in the Courtyard of the Fitzwilliam Muse...

Friday 5 November 2021

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Pot, burnished earthenware. Made by Magdalene Odundo, c. 1983.

Magdalene Odundo in Cambridge (5 October 2021 - 24 July 2022) marks 50 years since Odundo moved from Kenya to Cambridge, and brings together a selection of the global ceramics from Cambridge collectio...

Monday 4 October 2021

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Recumbent Golden stag plaque

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient buria...

Monday 9 August 2021

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