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Fitzwilliam Museum: Events

The following events will take place in the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Courses for adults

Booking is essential for all courses; please telephone 01223 332904.
Friday, 24 October. Inside bronzes: secrets of the sculptor's art. 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
An in-depth look at bronze sculpture with conservators and curators from the Departments of Antiquities and Fine Arts.
Course fee: £15 (£12 concessions).

Friday, 7 November. The poetic image. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Creative writing in The Fitzwilliam Museum. Course Tutor: Simon Miles.
Course fee: £15 (£12 concessions).
For further details please telephone 01223 332904.

Friday, 21 November. Self portrait. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Creative writing in The Fitzwilliam Museum. Course Tutor: Simon Miles.
Course fee: £15 (£12 concessions).
For further details please telephone 01223 332904.

Art in Context: Gallery Talks

Gallery Talks will take place on Wednesdays, between 1.15 p.m. and 1.45 p.m. Admission is free.

15 October Cai Lun and his legacy at the Fitzwilliam, by Celia Withycombe, Nakamura Print Conservator.
22 October Buried treasures: hoards found in Cambridge, by Dr Martin Allen, Senior Technician, Coins and Medals.
29 October Weakness incarnate: Courbet in Saintonge, by Jane Munro, Senior Assistant Keeper, Paintings, Drawings, and Prints.
5 November Hiroglyphs: breaking the code, by Helen Strudwick, Research Assistant, Antiquities.
12 November Samuel Palmer, by David Scrase, Keeper, Paintings, Drawings, and Prints.
19 November The Owl and the Pussycat, by Dr Julia Poole, Senior Assistant Keeper, Applied Arts.
26 November Linear B - breaking the Mycenaean code: Ventris, Chadwick, and the decipherment of Linear B, by Dr Lisa Bendall, Faculty of Classics.
3 December Domenico Veneziano, The Annunciation, by Duncan Robinson, Director.

Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Wednesday, 5 November. Striking the Right Notes at the Fitzwilliam.
11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. Gonville and Caius College.
For further details, costs, and booking, please contact the Secretary, Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, CB2 1RB (tel. 01223 332933, e-mail fitzmuseum-friends@lists.cam.ac.uk).

Fitzwilliam Proms at Emmanuel

11 to 22 November. Lunchtime Promenade Concerts at Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Trumpington Street. Free; retiring collection.

11 November Debussy Cello Sonata
12 November Violin and Piano Sonatas
13 November Ysaÿe Solo Violin Sonatas
14 November Ravel Piano Trio
15 November Fauré Le Jardin Clos
18 November Debussy String Quartet
19 November Fauré Piano Quartet no. 2
20 November Piano Music by Alkan
21 November Cornelius Cardew Ensemble
22 November Oboe Sonatas

For more information on the Cambridge Music Festival, which runs from 8 to 26 November, please contact the Festival office on 01223 350544, e-mail director@cammusic.co.uk, or see http://www.cammusic.co.uk/.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 1 October 2003
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