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The Coffins of Pakepu

A special viewing of the individual elements of the coffin set of the ‘water pourer on the West of Thebes’, Pakepu. The coffins have recently been the focus of a detailed study into their construction and decoration. Each element will be laid out separately, with members of the research team on hand to answer questions.

Wed 5 December 2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

The Itinerary - Tracing the Refugee Routes

Documentary photography exhibition by eleven photojournalists documenting refugee routes

9:00AM - 7:00PM on Sat 5 January

Highlight Black Cantabs: History Makers

Black Cantabs: History Makers is groundbreaking exhibition of portraits telling the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden

An exhibition of Sir Francis Seymour Haden's work, celebrated in his own time as a major figure in the ‘Etching Revival’. Trace the development of his style, and see unrecorded early proof impressions that demonstrate his manner of working.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest

See highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest, through the Art Fund, on display for the first time. Works include drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Orpen, Walter Sickert and Gwen John.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

This touring exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder and first President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). See a selection of prints, ranging from Haden to work by current RE members.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

In the centenary of suffrage this exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Anthea Hamilton: Projects

Anthea Hamilton installs her work, and works by other artists, in the House following Kettle’s Yard’s collaboration with the artist at The Hepworth Wakefield in 2016/17.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Stuart Pearson Wright: Halfboy

Stuart Pearson Wright (b. 1975) won the BP Portrait Award for Gallus Gallus with Still Life and Presidents and was awarded a commission to paint J. K. Rowling for the collection of NPG. Halfboy came about as a result of a chance encounter with a box of childhood photographs, a rare find as most such mementos were lost due to the peripatetic lifestyle imposed by the artist’s mother in the 1980s.