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Feast & Fast: The Art of Food in Europe 1500-1800, until April 26. The Telegraph - ★★★★, The Spectator, "Remarkable" - The TLS - "A delight".
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Fitzwilliam Museum 17h
Thank you to all the families who braved the rain yesterday to join us for our annual after dark family event 🔦Twilight at the Museums And to our event partners 🙂
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RachelSinfield Feb 19
Guess the activity? Making pineapple flavoured dib dabs of course! Very neat at the outset but by 19.30 we were on to our 3rd big jar of lollipops. Possibly over 3,000 visitors this evening... great teamwork
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Fitzwilliam Museum 23h
This marble figurine of a female figure was archetypal of the Cycladic culture, and representative of a Great Goddess of nature. Female figurine from Cyclades. Marble. Bronze Age, 3000- 2001 B.C.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 19
The immortalised astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born on this day in 1473 🌎🌞 His namesake lunar crater is almost 100 km in diameter. 👀 Copernicus. James Nasmyth, 1867. Chalk on paper.
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University of Cambridge Museums Feb 19
Tonight, 4.30 - 7.30pm, . It's time to choose your Twilight at the Museums adventure. Turn left, right, or read this🔦thread🔦 to discover which is THE BEST.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 18
The Mosque of Shaykhu this lamp once illuminated is described as one of the most sublime mosques in Egypt 🕌. On display in our Islamic Art Gallery. Mosque Lamp. Unknown maker, 1355. Made in Cairo. Enamelled glass.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 18
You are very welcome to come and visit us - here is some info about our half term: . Also tomorrow there is Twilight across
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 17
If you’re in Cambridge, head to the Fitz 🏛 and experience 🧠 - our first annual theme explored through exhibitions, displays and events.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 17
Replying to @VincentH112
Yes, it is trout
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 17
This Wed’s lunchtime talk with be ‘Food service by the book in early modern Europe’ by Prof Deborah Krohn & will explore cookbooks, many of them illustrated, published in several European languages between around 1550 and 1800.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 17
Guanyin - the bodhisattva seen as androgynous and manifested in male, female and ambiguous forms. LGBTQ+ Tours: https://bit.ly2SOQ8L6 Seated Bodhisattva, wooden sculpture. Unknown sculptor, Song Dynasty, 1200-1279.
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Kids in Museums Feb 16
“Going to really inspired me that art isn’t just a thing: it's emotion- it shows how the painter feels and that museums are magical places." Matilda, age 9 Pupils from 32 schools created artwork as part of Inspire -->
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 14
🙌So glad you enjoyed ! 🍍
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Damian Wawrzyniak Feb 14
Amazing exhibition Cambridge, stories about Easter European food including Pierogi! You must visit! Photo Source :
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 14
Which piece of art do you ?💗 Here's one of ours. 😍
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 13
Our brand new exhibition of partially reconstructed paintings made by conservation students of the world renown Hamilton Kerr Institute. Copy by Spike Bucklow of Jan Van Os, Still Life with Fruit and Flowers.
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The Arts Society Feb 13
🦞🍇🍋 There are so many incredible exhibitions to see this month, from artful depictions of food at to British Surrealism at - check out our top picks! --->
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 13
Don’t forget to tag us and use and in your photos of the museum, and every Friday we’ll pick our 📸 favourites from the public to feature in our stories.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 12
Replying to @LintonHeights
Pupils upscaled and recreated Jacopo del Sellaio’s painting in groups for our exhibition, which closes on the 22nd March. They used a range of media, texture, tones and materials to create their collaborative pieces.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Feb 12
The ‘Fitzy Peters’ connected with Psyche’s resilience during her period of loss as they developed their artwork for our exhibition. They created a dress out of hard wearing denim, designed for Psyche including love letter scrolls.
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