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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...

Friday 5 November 2021

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Pot, burnished earthenware. Made by Magdalene Odundo, c. 1983.

Magdalene Odundo in Cambridge (5 October 2021 - 24 July 2022) marks 50 years since Odundo moved from Kenya to Cambridge, and brings together a selection of the global ceramics from Cambridge collectio...

Monday 4 October 2021

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Recumbent Golden stag plaque

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient buria...

Monday 9 August 2021

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Rosa Gallica by Pieter Withoos

The exhibition features watercolours from the our exceptional botanical collection and are displayed alongside a range of perfume vessels from ancient Egypt and Greece, as well as scent bottles from t...

Monday 12 April 2021

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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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