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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.

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

1816: Prints by Turner, Goya and Cornelius

A look across Europe at three series of prints by major artists published in 1816, the year of the founding of the Fitzwilliam.

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

Crawling with Life: Flower drawings from the Henry Rogers Broughton Bequest

Spiders, snails, beetles, butterflies, moths, frogs and lizards are just some of the living creatures painted amongst the flowers in the Museum’s botanical paintings and drawings.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Death on the Nile: Uncovering the afterlife of ancient Egypt

The first major exhibition for the Fitzwilliam’s 2016 bicentenary celebrations goes beyond the images of mummies, pharaohs and mystery often associated with ancient Egypt. It shows how coffin design developed over 4,000 years, reflecting significant changes both in the status of affluent ancient Egyptians and in the gods that were important to them.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

International garden photographer of the year

Cambridge University Botanic Garden to host world renowned photographic exhibition