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Fitzwilliam Museum
The fine art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 17
To mark the centenary of Rodin's death, here's 'Man with a broken nose'. Find him in Gallery 5 with a number of other pieces by this much loved sculptor
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Cambridge Museums Nov 17
How about an iPad next to Beethoven’s music so you could listen to the piece and even learn to play it on a virtual keyboard?? Some ideas about our new displays..
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 17
Our 2016 annual review, which celebrates the work and achievements of the Museum, is back from the printers and out on circulation. View a copy online here:
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 16
Our small triptych by has been lent to the exhibition "Another Renaissance. The young Filippo Lippi and the Madonna of Tarquinia" opening this evening
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 15
Poster design for Maurice Maeterlinck’s fairy play ‘The Blue Bird’, which was first performed at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket in 1909. Happy !
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 15
The Curator of our Degas exhibition, Jane Munro, will be giving a special evening talk in London on Wednesday 29 November , which also holds a number of drawings by the artist. If you're interested, find out more here:
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 14
Meant to visit our Degas or Codebreakers exhibition and not found the time? Tomorrow night we stay open until 21.00. As well as our wonderful temporary exhibitions our shop is open for Christmas shopping and our café running a bar & serving delicious food
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 14
Replying to @langford_mark
So glad to hear your mother had a successful visit and was well looked after - she is very welcome anytime
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Art Fund Nov 14
Oscar-Claude Monet was born in 1840. We helped acquire Springtime (Le Printemps) in 1953 and it is one of two paintings of Monet's orchard at Giverny and depicts his favourite model, Suzanne Hoschedé with her son, Jean.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 14
It seems our lions are not the only statues believed to come alive at night ....
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 13
Richard Kelleher will give our lunchtime talk on Wed 15 November on Currencies of Conflict - introducing his display of the same name on show in Gall 33 until Feb 2018. more info:
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Cambridge Museums Nov 13
How can arts and cultural organisations improve the evidence base around our work with children and young people? of the discusses how we can measure what matters.
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Maureen Mace Nov 12
Drawing the lions with Thank you for allowing us to draw at this beautiful museum
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 11
After a sell out lecture curator (by Enigma machine) showed us Turing’s fave chemistry experiment.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 11
Replying to @Prof_hedgehog
Just checked, and the entry on Collections Explorer gives this date for the drawing, but also says Ehret died 1770 - to be checked on Monday
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 11
That's what they sound like! As seen in Gall 21 - The forgotten ancient Greek instrument: You have to listen to this
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 11
German artist Georg Dionysius Ehret, drew this botanical study in 1872 long before the poppy became a symbol of remembrance for all those who died in the service of this country. Today we remember the sacrifice of so many.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 10
News just reached us that there are a couple of public places left on this great event about careers in art. Takes place on Monday 13 November and includes Maria Balshaw, Alixe Bovey and Clara Drummond
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 10
We're recruiting again, this time for a HR & Workforce Development Manager - an important role within the Museum, and a great opportunity!
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Fitzwilliam Museum Nov 9
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