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In Search of New Forms

This exhibition draws on Kettle’s Yard’s extensive collection holdings of abstract painting, collages and prints that date from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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

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

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.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Elisabeth Vellacott: Figures in the Landscape

This display draws together rarely seen drawings and paintings by Vellacott from Kettle’s Yard’s Collection and loans from the Arts Council Collection.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Realisation: Recent prints by Susan Aldworth and Jane Dixon

This exhibition of beautiful contemporary prints by two British artists challenges our assumptions of reality and identity.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Portraits of Place: Works from Kettle’s Yard and Richard Long

This exhibition brings together paintings, sculptures, collages and works on paper by leading twentieth and twenty-first century artists who have been inspired to make artworks that respond to the places in which they have lived and worked.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Sludgy Portrait of Himself

Jesse Wine at the Museum of Cambridge

12:30PM - 1:15PM

Artist in Focus - Helen Frankenthaler

Join Cora Chalaby for an introduction to the works of Helen Frankenthaler

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Reimagining the City

Reimagining the City brings together works from the Kettle’s Yard Collection that capture artists’ interpretations of city life.

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.

8:00PM - 10:00PM

CUMS Symphony Orchestra perform Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4

The 2016-17 CUMS Conducting Scholar, John Tothill, conducts an all-Russian programme featuring CUMS Concerto Competition 2016 winner, Naomi Woo.