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Study Of Hands, (1944) Keith Vaughan

Drawing on works of art spanning four thousand years and from across the globe, this exhibition explores the fundamental role of touch in human experience, and offers new ways of looking. ...

Friday 9 April 2021

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XRF analysis of an illuminated manuscript

Funding was secured for our Cambridge Heritage Science Hub (CHERISH) application. ...

Tuesday 23 February 2021

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Transformational Change coming to The Fitzwilliam Museum

Welcome to Karen Livingstone, Deputy Director for Masterplan, Exhibitions & Major Display Projects and Neal Spencer, Deputy Director for Collections and Research....

Tuesday 10 November 2020

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A capriccio ruined building by the coast, with figures, Francesco Guardi (1712-1793) © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge,

We have acquired three important paintings: two solemn portraits of young boys by Adriaen van Ostade (1610-85), and a vibrantly imaginary Italianate coastal view by Francesco Guardi (1712-93)....

Thursday 17 September 2020

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Action 125: Tikrit city, Iraq. Monday, April 14, 2003 (2011) © Reza Aramesh 2020

A juxtaposing display in the Octagon Gallery of two hyperreal male figures. Open until 25 October 2020....

Wednesday 9 September 2020

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Baroque feasting table

Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe, 1500-1800 is the latest interdisciplinary research-led collaboration between Victoria Avery and Melissa Calaresu of Cambridge University, together with the int...

Sunday 19 April 2020

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