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Lindsay Stemp exhibition

Lindsay Stemp Retrospective this will be a first exhibition at Michaelhouse for Lindsay Stemp

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Sula Rubens- artist in residence

Sula Rubens is currently working as Artist in Residence at The Michaelhouse. You are welcome to talk to her about her work.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Dirt, fire & sky - an exhibition by Sue Shepherd

An exhibition by Sue Shepherd at the Alison Richard Building

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Art exhibition

SURFACE – An exhibition of contemporary abstract prints by Patricia Grant and Susan Mealing

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Ediacaran Enigmas: resolving the fossil record of early animals

This new display is a snapshot of the research taking place in the department of Earth Sciences at Cambridge on fossils from the 540-580 million year old Ediacaran Period, known as the 'Ediacaran Biota'.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Sea monsters to sonar: mapping the polar oceans

This exhibition traces the development and use of maps of the Polar oceans and coastlines. The gallery space will be transformed into a trail of discovery revealing imagined and established trade routes, and journeys made for scientific discovery.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

From root to tip: Botanical art in Britain

This exhibition brings together a selection of watercolours from the Fitzwilliam’s outstanding collection of botanical art. It draws on over 300 years of work by both professional and amateur artists, tracing a history of flower drawing in Britain.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The Rampant Lions Press: A letterpress odyssey

This exhibition displays a beautiful selection of books produced by The Rampant Lions Press since their last retrospective exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1982.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Follow the Fellow: A Multimedia Art Project

The project ‘Follow the Fellow’ started in 2010. It is led by the Austrian writer and performance artist Elke Papp, the French photographer and art historian Genevieve Guetemme and the Finnish photographer and video artist Anna Maija Kesonen. All three are followers themselves and met in Cambridge.

10:30AM - 4:30PM

Chiefs and governors: art and power in Fiji

A major exhibition of Fijian Art at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, drawing from its historically significant collections

11:30AM - 5:00PM

Art & life

Art & Life: 1920-1931 Ben nicholson, Winifred nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis & William Staite Murray

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Venture capital - supporting technological innovation

Commercializing university research

5:00PM - 6:30PM

Interpreting Bach on the piano

This is the first of four major public Humanitas events in Music by world-leading concert pianist Angela Hewitt.

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Highlight Robert Macfarlane & Ali Smith

Come and enjoy a very special evening with Robert Macfarlane and Ali Smith, who will be reading from Nan Shepherd’s extraordinary book of poems, In The Cairngorms, first published in 1934, and now reissued on its 80th anniversary by local publisher Galileo in April.