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Today 9:00AM - 6:00PM on Sat 10 October

Explore Islam & Muslim Culture Exhibition 2015

People from all backgrounds, cultures, faiths and beliefs are welcome to come and share this interactive and informal event introducing Islam and its teachings.

12:00PM - 4:30PM

Highlight The Power of Paper: 50 Years of Printmaking from Australia, Canada and South Africa

From the mid-twentieth century onwards, colonized peoples and indigenous communities began to represent themselves through art in modern media. In Australia, Canada and South Africa, they depicted culture, history and struggle through printmaking. This exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is a revelation of eloquent art made by black and indigenous artists since the 1960s.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Following Hercules: the story of classical art

Hercules is one of the best loved heroes from ancient Greece. Known in antiquity for completing twelve tasks or ‘labours’ that confirmed his status as a god, Hercules is today tasked with one more — to show visitors to the Fitzwilliam how sculptures made in the Mediterranean millennia ago came to define western art.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Ruskin's Turners

In 1861, John Ruskin, Turner’s most fervent champion and critic, generously gave twenty-five Turner watercolours to the Fitzwilliam. This display includes works made for engraving, book illustration and vignettes, as well as landscapes.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Ruskin’s Turners

The Fitzwilliam Museums’ collection of watercolours by J.M.W. Turner was founded in 1861 by the generous gift of twenty-five watercolours from John Ruskin, Turner’s most fervent champion and critic.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Power of paper – printmaking workshops

As part of the exhibition The Power of Paper: 50 Years of Printmaking in Australia, Canada and South Africa at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, engaging with the techniques used by artists in the exhibition, a series of workshops and demonstrations held by professional printmakers will be held on the first and last Sunday of each month.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

The Royal Academy at Wolfson

A rotating exhibition of exceptional works by 15 Royal Academicians, including the Royal Academy’s President, Christopher Le Brun, organised by Wolfson Fine Arts and curated by Anthony Green RA. The exhibition forms part of Wolfson College's 50th anniversary celebrations.