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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)....

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....

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...

19 April 2020

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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...

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...

5 November 2019

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

8 October 2019

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