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Highlight Lines of Thought: Discoveries that Changed the World

The first of two stunning exhibitions marking the 600th anniversary of Cambridge University Library, Lines of Thought includes iconic treasures covering over 4000 years of human thought. Family activities are available.

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Object Object

A group installation curated by Jane Hellings

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Peter Hawksby - Personal Space

An exhibition of paintings by Peter Hawksby

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight By endurance we conquer: Shackleton and his men

This major exhibition commemorates the centenary of the Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17).

10:00AM - 5:00PM

An amateur’s passion: Lord Fitzwilliam’s print collection

This exhibition looks at what interested Lord Fitzwilliam most in acquiring and ordering his print collection, and features examples of his albums, rarely seen in public but offering a fascinating insight into the mind of a late 18th century collector.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Brueghel and his time: landscape drawings from the Bruce Ingram bequest

This exhibition looks at what interested Lord Fitzwilliam most in acquiring and ordering his print collection and features examples of his albums, rarely seen in public but offering a fascinating insight into the mind of a late 18th century collector.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Celebrating the First 200 Years: The Fitzwilliam Museum 1816 - 2016

Running throughout 2016, this exhibition will explore the Fitzwilliam’s past, present and future.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight COLOUR: the art and science of illuminated manuscripts

The final major exhibition for 2016 celebrates the Fitzwilliam’s bicentenary with a stunning display of 150 illuminated manuscripts from its rich collections.