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Fri 7 December 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Generation Z -

The photographic series Generation Z by photodocumentarist and academic Kerstin Hacker captures the changing urban experience in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

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 Mon 7 January 2019

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

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.

4:15PM - 7:00PM

Nelson Mandela Centenary Event

Magdalene College Commemorates the centenary of the birth of Dr Nelson Mandela, Honorary Fellow of the College. Exhibition and Panel discussion with a distinguished panel of guests, chaired by the Master, Dr Rowan Williams.

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Genome Lates: The Radioactive Dogs of Chernobyl

Dr Alex Cagan, Wellcome Sanger Institute,talks about a recent visit to the Chernobyl exclusion zone to collect DNA samples from the large stray dog population. He will share how these samples can be studied, and how, in the face of disaster, the zone now presents an excellent natural experiment for studying a lot of biological questions.