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  Professor Miller in front of a calendar stone

History of art slade lecture series 2014-15 - Prof Mary Miller

A Thing Of Wonder: The Hand-held Object Of The Ancient Maya

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Today 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Exhibition of the history and evolution of St Michael's Church

The History and evolution of St Michael's church.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Concrete poetry exhibition - a token of concrete affection

Works from the personal collection of art historian Stephen Bann relating to close exchanges between Cambridge and Brazilian poets in the 1960s.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Private lives of print: The use and abuse of books 1450-1550

An exhibition of over 50 of Cambridge University Library's wonderful early printed books, selected for the stories they tell about the use of books in the first hundred years after the invention of printing.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Ediacaran Enigmas: resolving the fossil record of early animals

This new display is a snapshot of the research taking place in the department of Earth Sciences at Cambridge on fossils from the 540-580 million year old Ediacaran Period, known as the 'Ediacaran Biota'.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Fatal consequences: the Chapman Brothers and Goya’s disasters of war

The Chapman Brothers’ Disasters of War takes Goya’s print series of the same title and reinvents and extends the imagery and horrors with a cornucopia of ideas from later wars and modern culture. This exhibition shows different versions of the Chapman Bothers’ set, together with a selection from Goya’s original series.

11:30AM - 5:00PM

Beauty and Revolution

The Poetry and Art of Ian Hamilton Finlay

5:30PM - 6:30PM

The Development of Galaxies, Professor Richard Ellis, Caltech

Darwin College Lecture Series 'Development'