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Renaissance Spaces of Knowing: Privacy and Performance

Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.

Renaissance Spaces of Knowing: Privacy and performance Curated by Subha Mukherji, Carla Suthren and Elizabeth Swann Exhibition Advisor: Jane Partner

With contributions from Jane Partner, Joseph Jarrett, Rebecca Tomlin and George Oppitz-Trotman. Warm thanks to Francis Knights for giving us music, and to Irene Galandra Cooper for sourcing images and securing permissions. Every effort has been made to trace the copyright holders and obtain permission to reproduce the images in this exhibition.

This exhibition is one of the principal outputs of 'Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern England: The Place of Literature' – an interdisciplinary and collaborative research project by Subha Mukherji, and generously funded by the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC grant agreement no 617849 (

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