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Cupid and Psyche cropped

‘Every child should have access to arts and culture, and to the benefits that access brings. The arts are a positive force in society: children feel more confident in their ability to create, challe...

Tuesday 10 December 2019

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The torso of Dionysus

The Fitzwilliam Museum is pleased to announce a 3-year research project (2019-2022) in the department of Antiquities focusing on Mediterranean island identity and insularity. The research will culmina...

Tuesday 5 November 2019

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Main gallery re-opens alongside launch of annual theme Sensual/Virtual...

Tuesday 8 October 2019

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Cinderella poster

For the first time, the Beggarstaff Brothers cutting-edge graphic posters will go on show, alongside their finest individual works as painters, many lent from private collections. The exhibition will ...

Monday 22 April 2019

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Whistler Nocturne

The Gentle Art: Friends and strangers and Palaces in the Night: The urban landscape in Whistler’s prints explore the Museum's collection of etchings, drypoints and lithographs by James McNeill Whist...

Wednesday 20 March 2019

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Nespawershefyt's coffin set

The Fitzwilliam Museum launches a new website to share the results of its in-depth study of the ancient Egyptian coffins collection. ...

Wednesday 20 March 2019

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