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Today 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Curious objects

The curious objects in this exhibition all have a part to play in telling the story of the Library, and form a cabinet of curiosities that opens a window onto the nature of collecting.

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchids 2017: Another India

An exploration of India's natural heritage

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Being Modern: Kettle’s Yard at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Works by artists who sought to make a new art responding to the modern world are brought together.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Houghton’s Emperors: Portraits and power

A Cambridge viewing for two impressive marble busts of Roman Emperors Commodus and Septimius Severus. For a short time this winter enjoy them in the Museum, with an encircling display evoking both their ancient and their 18th century contexts, and the enduring power of portraits.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Making Waves: Discovering seascapes through drawings and watercolours

This exhibition brings together many rarely seen drawings and watercolours from across the collection, especially the bequest of Sir Bruce Ingram, that depict tempestuous seas, naval battles, serene harbours and bustling shores with fishermen selling their catch.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

When the Heavens Meet the Earth: Selected works from Robert Devereux's Sina Jina Collection of Contemporary Art

When the Heavens Meet the Earth brings together selected works from Robert Devereux’s contemporary art collection, highlighting his commitment to emerging artists who challenge Western preconceptions of, and hegemony over, cultural expression and contemporary art.

11:00AM - 12:30PM

Highlight Cambridge History for Schools, Key Stage 2 (Ages 7-11)

A Night at the Theatre in 19th Century Paris

11:00AM - 12:30PM

Highlight Cambridge History for Schools, Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-14)

Remembering the Reformation: Personalities and Pictures

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Counterpoints: Contemporary Russian Art at Wolfson College

From October to December 2016, Wolfson College is hosting an exciting exhibition of Russian art by contemporary artist Alexei Lantsev. The exhibition includes never-before-exhibited large scale canvases in the Dining Hall and recent work from his much-loved international series of travel paintings in The Gallery.

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Valley of Vision

Valley of Vision shows the mining industrial culture through the eyes of artists living and working in the Valleys of South Wales. Curated by Dr Owen Edwards, Chair of the Wolfson Fine Arts Committee, this exhibition is in collaboration with the University of South Wales.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Concert Saturday 25 February 2017, Great St.Mary's Church, Cambridge

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 ‘The Pastoral’, Sibelius: Finlandia, Brahms: Hungarian Dances. Conductor Adam Pounds