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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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Identity Matters - Black History Month at The Fitzwilliam Museum

A programme of events for Black History Month October 2006 at The Fitzwilliam Museum includes a gallery trail and talks

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New Autumn exhibitions put word, image and theatre in the spotlight

Literature, art and theatre take centre stage in two fascinating new exhibitions at The Fitzwilliam Museum this autumn. Literary Circles: Artist, author, word and image in Britain 1800-1920 explores the complex relationships that developed between art and literature, and between artists and writers, in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. Chasing Happiness: Maurice Maeterlinck, The Blue Bird and England extends the dialogue between text and image into theatre through the display of captivating stage sets for Maeterlinck’s The Blue Bird, one of the most popular and celebrated theatrical productions of the Edwardian era.

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Museum’s Head of Education awarded OBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

The Fitzwilliam Museum’s Head of Education has been honoured with an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday...

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Chinese vases conservation plans unveiled

Three monumental Chinese porcelain vases damaged in January whilst on display are entering the long and complex process of conservation.

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Accident involving Chinese porcelain vases

An accident in the Museum on Wednesday 25 January involving a member of the public resulted in damage to three oriental porcelain vases which had been on display for many decades.

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Ecorche Horse

A Fine and rare large bronze

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Fitzwilliam Museum Courtyard Building shortlisted for prestigious RIBA Awards

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA East) has announced that 14 innovative local...

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Griff Rhys Jones champions Fitzwilliam Museum’s bid for Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year 2005

Comedian, writer, presenter and broadcaster Griff Rhys Jones has lent his support to the Fitzwilliam Museum’s bid for the Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year.

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Fitzwilliam Museum shortlisted for prestigious Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year 2005

The Fitzwilliam Museum's Courtyard Development, which opened to the public last summer, was shortlisted for a prestigious museum award. The Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year is the largest single arts prize in the UK and recognises and rewards the best new development of the previous calendar year in a museum or gallery, large or small, anywhere in the United Kingdom.

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