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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

Brueghel and his time: landscape drawings from the Bruce Ingram bequest

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

Celebrating the First 200 Years: The Fitzwilliam Museum 1816 - 2016

Running throughout 2016, this exhibition will explore the Fitzwilliam’s past, present and future.

11:00AM - 4:00PM

Maxwell centre open day

Join us for tours of the Maxwell Centre and art exhibition 'Into boundless space I leap', talks by artists and scientists and activities for all ages.