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Exhibitions and Displays

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 | Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12:00 - 17:00 | Box office closed Mondays
Closed 24th December to 27th December 2021 and 31st December 2021 to 1st January 2022 inclusive closed Gallery closures and collection updates

Our current exhibitions

Gold running deer

Gold of the Great Steppe

Ticket and timed entry

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Tuesday 28th September 2021 to Sunday 30th January 2022

Shot of Women: makers and muses

Women: makers and muses

Included in General admission

Tuesday 18th May 2021 to Tuesday 01st March 2022

New displays in the galleries

Pot, burnished earthenware. Made by Magdalene Odundo, c. 1983 © Magdalene Odundo. Photograph © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Magdalene Odundo in Cambridge

Included in General admission

Tuesday 05th October 2021 to Sunday 24th July 2022

Pegasus Drinking from the Fountain of Hippocrene, with miniature of Edith Emma Cooper. Miniature painted and pendant designed by Charles de Sousy Ricketts, made by Carlo & Arthur Giuliano, 1901 (M/P.

The Collection of Charles de Sousy Ricketts and Charles Haslewood Shannon

Included in General admission

Tuesday 08th June 2021 to Friday 31st December 2021

Juxtaposition (2021) in Gallery 8

Juxtaposition

Included in General admission

Friday 25th June 2021 to Saturday 31st December 2022

'First Flight' - Courtesy the Artist, Corvi-Mora, London, and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Turning Heads: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye – Rembrandt van Rijn – Anthony van Dyck

Included in General admission

Tuesday 17th August 2021 to Sunday 20th February 2022

Painting with Gold display

Painting with Gold

Included in General admission

Wednesday 01st September 2021 to Sunday 27th February 2022

A True Likeness? Portraits in Word and Image display

A True Likeness? Portraits in Word and Image

Included in General admission

Wednesday 01st September 2021 to Sunday 09th January 2022

Gold coin

Global Gold

Included in General admission

Tuesday 28th September 2021 to Sunday 30th January 2022

The Boat Race Trophies

New Display of University Boat Race Trophies in the Courtyard

Included in General admission

Tuesday 09th November 2021 to Sunday 27th March 2022

The Acropolis of Athens "The Works of Lord Byron" (London, John Murray, 1832-4)

Alternative narratives of the Greek Bicentenary

Included in General admission

Tuesday 09th November 2021 to Tuesday 25th October 2022

Our forthcoming exhibitions and displays

French 10-centime copper coin of Napoleon III

Currencies of Conflict and Dissent

Tuesday 11th October 2022 to Sunday 08th January 2023

Eugène Decan, Corot à son chevalet (Corot at his easel), Crècy-en-Brie

True to Nature: Open-air Painting in Europe 1780-1870

Tuesday 03rd May 2022 to Monday 29th August 2022

Archived exhibitions and displays

Scent from Nature Exhibition Poster

Scent from Nature: Beauty’s botanical origins

Tuesday 18th May 2021 to Sunday 31st October 2021

This is now closed
Virtue and Vice

Virtue, Vice & the Senses: Prints 1540–1660

Tuesday 27th July 2021 to Monday 27th September 2021

This is now closed
Issam's display of soap eye idols

Don't Wash Your Hands: Neither Light Agrees To Enter The Eyes Nor Air The Lungs

Wednesday 02nd December 2020 to Sunday 05th September 2021

This is now closed
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