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Prize-giving ceremony for winners of Egyptian writing competition

On Sunday 25 November, The Fitzwilliam Museum celebrated the winners of an Ancient Egyptian...

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New Podcast from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Director Duncan Robinson introduces From Reason to Revolution: Art and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain

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<em>Inkle and Yarico</em>

Opera East Productions perform at The Fitzwilliam Museum

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The Fitzwilliam Museum nominated for &lsquo;The Way to Be&rsquo; Award 2007

The Fitzwilliam Museum has been nominated for the Cambridge ‘Way to Be’ Award 2007, which...

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Rare 14th-century Chinese scroll on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum - for a limited time only

This month sees a rare Chinese scroll from the fourteenth century on display in the Chinese Gallery...

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<em>Literary Circles</em> exhibition catalogue short-listed for The Art Newspaper & AXA Art Exhibition Catalogue Award 2007

The Fitzwilliam Museum’s catalogue to accompany its 2006 exhibition Literary Circles: Artist...

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DCMS/Wolfson grant for Museum&rsquo;s Greek and Roman Gallery refurbishment

The Fitzwilliam Museum has been awarded a grant of £300,000 from the DCMS/Wolfson Foundation towards the refurbishment of its Greek and Roman gallery - one of the most popular galleries in the Museum, displaying classical antiquities against a backdrop of magnificent nineteenth century neo-classical architecture.

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Dr Timothy Potts appointed to succeed Duncan Robinson as Director from 1 January 2008

Duncan Robinson, who has been Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum since 1995, will retire at the end of August. Mr Robinson will be succeeded by Dr Timothy Potts who is currently the Director of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr Potts will take up his new post on 1 January 2008 and Duncan Robinson has kindly agreed to remain in post as Director until then.

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Launch of new legacy brochure

The Fitzwilliam is pleased to announce the launch of a new brochure which explains how legacies can be used to support the work of the Museum for the benefit of future generations. Included are details of how bequests may support education, conservation, research and acquisitions, together with information on different ways of including the Museum in your Will.

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Inspiration and Support for Art GCSE and A Level Students

Throughout February half-term, members of the Fitzwilliam Museum Education team will be available to give one-to-one advice to students preparing for art exams, helping them to research their theme by revealing the wealth of ideas and inspiration in the work of other artists.

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