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  Havana Classic Album Cover & Classico Latino with Omar Puente

VIVA CUBA! CLASSICO LATINO HAVANA CLASSIC ALBUM LAUNCH CONCERT

Classico Latino’s newest album channels the spirit of old Cuba with a bewitching classical sound. Featuring Jazz legend, Omar Puente, on violin, and an interval discussion with Felipe Hernandez, Director of the Centre for Latin American Studies. This event is part of the Festival Of Ideas.

Mon 16 September 8:30AM - 6:45PM

Migrant Knowledge, Early Modern and Beyond: an event at the Crossroads

People, things, ideas and languages have crossed borders since the earliest of times. This public event brings together scholars, artists and activists to think about migration and what it does with, and to, knowledge.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Anatomical Models - An Exhibition

What is an anatomical model, and how do you make one? Learn how it can be used for teaching, research and much more! At 5:30PM each day there will also be brief talks about anatomical models. You will not look at your own body in the same way again! Recommended Age 14+. Visitor's discretion advised

Tue 17 September 8:45AM - 4:00PM

Migrant Knowledge, Early Modern and Beyond: an event at the Crossroads

People, things, ideas and languages have crossed borders since the earliest of times. This public event brings together scholars, artists and activists to think about migration and what it does with, and to, knowledge.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection

Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Goddesses, by Marian Maguire

Greek goddesses are re-imagined through a feminist lens in this contemporary art exhibition by New Zealand Artist Marian Maguire.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The celebrated Mr Belzoni: A cultural gift to the Fitzwilliam

This in-focus exhibition is centred on a new acquisition: Jan Adam Kruseman’s posthumous portrait of the celebrated adventurer, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, known as ‘The Great Belzoni’.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Anatomical Models - An Exhibition

What is an anatomical model, and how do you make one? Learn how it can be used for teaching, research and much more! At 5:30PM each day there will also be brief talks about anatomical models. You will not look at your own body in the same way again! Recommended Age 14+. Visitor's discretion advised

6:00PM - 6:45PM

CCI Earth Talk: A new deal for nature

Talk on how the world is coming together to agree on the global New deal for Nature

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Highlight KICC 10th Symposium - Public Lecture

A public event consisting of three short lectures given by world leading astrophysicists: Lord Martin Rees (Cambridge), Prof Roger Blandford (Stanford) and Prof David Spergel (Princeton). The lectures will address fundamental questions and pressing problems of modern astrophysics.

Wed 18 September 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection

Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Goddesses, by Marian Maguire

Greek goddesses are re-imagined through a feminist lens in this contemporary art exhibition by New Zealand Artist Marian Maguire.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The celebrated Mr Belzoni: A cultural gift to the Fitzwilliam

This in-focus exhibition is centred on a new acquisition: Jan Adam Kruseman’s posthumous portrait of the celebrated adventurer, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, known as ‘The Great Belzoni’.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Anatomical Models - An Exhibition

What is an anatomical model, and how do you make one? Learn how it can be used for teaching, research and much more! At 5:30PM each day there will also be brief talks about anatomical models. You will not look at your own body in the same way again! Recommended Age 14+. Visitor's discretion advised

Thu 19 September 9:00AM - 7:00PM

YOKO ONOO: LOOKING FOR ... Pieces from Grapefruit and Other Works

A selection of 36 works from Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit (1964/1971) as well as other selected works.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection

Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Goddesses, by Marian Maguire

Greek goddesses are re-imagined through a feminist lens in this contemporary art exhibition by New Zealand Artist Marian Maguire.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The celebrated Mr Belzoni: A cultural gift to the Fitzwilliam

This in-focus exhibition is centred on a new acquisition: Jan Adam Kruseman’s posthumous portrait of the celebrated adventurer, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, known as ‘The Great Belzoni’.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

2:00PM - 8:00PM

Trust & Technology Initiative 2019 Symposium

Join the Cambridge Trust & Technology Initiative at our symposium at Churchill College, Cambridge on September 19th, from 2pm to 8pm and be part of important conversations about trust, technology, and society.

Fri 20 September 9:00AM - 7:00PM

YOKO ONOO: LOOKING FOR ... Pieces from Grapefruit and Other Works

A selection of 36 works from Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit (1964/1971) as well as other selected works.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection

Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Goddesses, by Marian Maguire

Greek goddesses are re-imagined through a feminist lens in this contemporary art exhibition by New Zealand Artist Marian Maguire.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The celebrated Mr Belzoni: A cultural gift to the Fitzwilliam

This in-focus exhibition is centred on a new acquisition: Jan Adam Kruseman’s posthumous portrait of the celebrated adventurer, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, known as ‘The Great Belzoni’.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

10:30AM - 11:15AM

Animal Tails: Monkeys and more

Stories and play for ages 2-5

11:30AM - 12:15PM

Animal Tails: Monkeys and more

Stories and play for ages 2-5

Sat 21 September 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection

Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The celebrated Mr Belzoni: A cultural gift to the Fitzwilliam

This in-focus exhibition is centred on a new acquisition: Jan Adam Kruseman’s posthumous portrait of the celebrated adventurer, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, known as ‘The Great Belzoni’.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight Open Saturday: Defeat The Helix

An alien life-form known as The Helix has found Earth and is taking over the planet as we know it! Can you solve clues to defeat them? Enter Mission HQ at the Wellcome Genome Campus and work together - only your skills puzzle-solving can save us now!

Sun 22 September 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Chariots of Fire 2019

Chariots of Fire is one of Cambridgeshire’s largest annual charity events. Teams of six each run a 1.7 miles course in relay format. All money raised will go to this year's official charity Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection

Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

The celebrated Mr Belzoni: A cultural gift to the Fitzwilliam

This in-focus exhibition is centred on a new acquisition: Jan Adam Kruseman’s posthumous portrait of the celebrated adventurer, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, known as ‘The Great Belzoni’.

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Cambridge Natural History Society field study walk, Cherry Hinton (Lichens)

Learn more about your local area and hone your ID skills! This walk will focus on lichens. NB Details are subject to change at short notice, please check our website for latest information at www.cnhs.org.uk