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Exhibitions

A robin, one of the the British species whose genome is being sequenced as part of the 25 genome Project.

Curious Nature and Open Lab visits

The natural world around us is a curious place! Visit the Genome Gallery during one of the Wellcome Genome Campus Open Saturdays to explore our latest family-friendly exhibition, and discover how genome sequencing is helping us uncover much more about it. Also visit Open Lab, our exciting new space to learn about the current science, history, and ethos of the Wellcome Genome Campus.

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Floral Fantasies

Tue 5 June 2018 - Sun 9 September 2018

Fitzwilliam Museum

The Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings include an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements. Magnificent roses, hyacinths, magnolias, peonies, fuchsias and irises jostle for attention in the works of Gerard van Spaendonck (1746-1822) and Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). The floral motifs seen in the designs and illustrations of Walter Crane (1845-1915) and Clarence Bicknell (1842-1918) similarly draw their inspiration from garden flowers. Complemented by floral miniatures, jewellery, Sèvres porcelain and children’s books from the wider collection, the watercolours in this exhibition reveal how artists’ everlasting passion for flowers has manifested itself into a variety of creative forms.

Cost: Free

Enquiries and booking

No need to book.

Timing

10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday-Saturday every week from Tuesday 5 June until Sunday 9 September

12:00pm-5:00pm Sunday every week from Tuesday 5 June until Sunday 9 September

12:00pm-5:00pm on Monday 27 August

All times

Tue 5 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 6 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 7 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 8 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 9 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 10 June 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 12 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 13 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 14 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 15 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 16 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 17 June 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 19 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 20 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 21 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 22 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 23 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 24 June 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 26 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 27 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 28 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 29 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 30 June 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 1 July 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 3 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 4 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 5 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 6 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 7 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 8 July 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 10 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 11 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 12 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 13 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 14 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 15 July 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 17 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 18 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 19 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 20 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 21 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 22 July 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 24 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 25 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 26 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 27 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 28 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 29 July 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 31 July 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 1 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 2 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 3 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 4 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 5 August 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 7 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 8 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 9 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 10 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 11 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 12 August 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 14 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 15 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 16 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 17 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 18 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 19 August 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 21 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 22 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 23 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 24 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 25 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 26 August 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Mon 27 August 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 28 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 29 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 30 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 31 August 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 1 September 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 2 September 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tue 4 September 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wed 5 September 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thu 6 September 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Fri 7 September 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat 8 September 2018 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sun 9 September 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM

Venue

Address: Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1RB
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Email: fitzmuseum-enquiries@lists.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1223 332900
Fax: +44 1223 332923
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