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Barbara Walker, Vanishing Point 29 (Duyster), 2021. © Barbara Walker, 2023

The Fitzwilliam Museum today announced its programme of exhibitions for 2023, bringing together interdisciplinary research and ideas from across the University of Cambridge and beyond to explore how ...

16 March 2023

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Throughout history, islands have been romanticised as remote places quite unlike the mainland. A major new exhibition Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean (24 February – 4 June) will transport...

9 February 2023

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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

5 November 2021

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