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Mon 21 October 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.

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Downing's Early Black Cantabs

An archive exhibition for Black History Month celebrating the College's early black students dating back more than 100 years

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

5:30PM - 7:00PM

The Turbulent Quaker of Shaftesbury, John Rutter 1796-1851

John Stuttard will give this talk as part of the Churchill History Lecture Series

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Black history month: Panel Discussion

Sidney’s BME officers have organised a panel discussion featuring black academics and activists, and focusing on the contributions of black Britons, the state of scholarship on black Britons, being black in academia, and the contemporary effects of the legacy of slavery and empire.

7:00PM - 11:00PM

Gruff Rhys

Influential Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys comes to Cambridge.

Tue 22 October 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.

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Downing's Early Black Cantabs

An archive exhibition for Black History Month celebrating the College's early black students dating back more than 100 years

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

Highlight Rembrandt and the Nude

Rembrandt made etchings of female nudes during two distinct periods of his career: in the 1630s, and another two decades later. This exhibition draws attention to the beauty and power of Rembrandt’s treatment of the female form, despite attacks received from critics of the time.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Seeing Sound: Music, imagery and inspiration

This exhibition brings together a remarkable range of works from the Museum’s collections to explore the ways in which artists and composers have engaged in a dialogue between sight and sound.

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.

12:00PM - 1:30PM

Visual Plague Photographic Database

In this seminar, we will discuss the challenges in putting together the online photographic database of the project Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic and ways in which this allows one to search a global archive of images.

1:10PM - 1:55PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Eagle Consort

John Rutter The Wind in the Willows Eagle Consort Maxim Meshkivchev director

1:15PM - 2:00PM

Battlegrounds: The economics of ancient warfare

Lunchtime talk with Dr Manuela Dal Borgo held as part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2019

Wed 23 October 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.

9:30AM - 2:30PM

Highlight Downing's Early Black Cantabs

An archive exhibition for Black History Month celebrating the College's early black students dating back more than 100 years

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

Highlight Rembrandt and the Nude

Rembrandt made etchings of female nudes during two distinct periods of his career: in the 1630s, and another two decades later. This exhibition draws attention to the beauty and power of Rembrandt’s treatment of the female form, despite attacks received from critics of the time.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Seeing Sound: Music, imagery and inspiration

This exhibition brings together a remarkable range of works from the Museum’s collections to explore the ways in which artists and composers have engaged in a dialogue between sight and sound.

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 - 4:00PM

Terrific Transformations

Learn more about this Romans and get creative at this fun family event held as part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2019.

2:00PM - 4:30PM

Women in cartography

The Library's Map Department will display a selection of maps made, published or sold by women.

4:00PM - 5:00PM

EVENT CANCELLED - Responsible property investing: retrospect and prospect

Unfortunately Gary Pivo is unable to present his Seminar on Wednesday 23rd October at 4 pm In Mill Lane Lecture Room 9.

7:00PM - 8:30PM

Highlight My microbiome and me

Ever wondered how bacteria affect our health and wellbeing? How does our diet influence these bacteria, and why does it matter? Join Professor Tim Spector to explore how the bugs that live in (and on) us can impact our lives and are associated with obesity, diabetes, allergies, and even depression.

Thu 24 October 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

Highlight Rembrandt and the Nude

Rembrandt made etchings of female nudes during two distinct periods of his career: in the 1630s, and another two decades later. This exhibition draws attention to the beauty and power of Rembrandt’s treatment of the female form, despite attacks received from critics of the time.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Seeing Sound: Music, imagery and inspiration

This exhibition brings together a remarkable range of works from the Museum’s collections to explore the ways in which artists and composers have engaged in a dialogue between sight and sound.

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.

1:15PM - 2:00PM

Script death in the ancient world

Lunchtime talk with Dr Pippa Steele and Dr Philip Boyes held as part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2019

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Highlight VIVA CUBA! SING AND DANCE WITH CLASSICO LATINO CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP

Participants take part in singing, dancing and body percussion. The workshop ends with a taster concert where participants will join Classico Latino to perform on stage. ****Trucks from Cambridge Food Park are serving delicious hot food and cocktails after the concert.

5:00PM - 6:45PM

VIVA CUBA! SUITE HABANA (FERNANDO PÉREZ, 2003)

Suite Habana (Fernando Pérez, 2003), through the everyday life of fourteen characters, this emblematic Cuban film galloping between documentary and fiction, portrays a city (and a country) between hope and despair, still fighting for its dreams. SCREENING + Q&A WITH SPECIALIST IN CUBAN CINEMA

7:00PM - 9:30PM

Pick of the month 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.

Fri 25 October 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.

9:30AM - 2:30PM

Sir Lionel Whitby: War hero, medical pioneer, Master

An archive exhibition featuring highlights from a recent donation of personal papers of the eminent bacteriologist, haematologist and Regius Professor of Physic at the University (1945-56)

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Downing's Early Black Cantabs

An archive exhibition for Black History Month celebrating the College's early black students dating back more than 100 years

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

Highlight Rembrandt and the Nude

Rembrandt made etchings of female nudes during two distinct periods of his career: in the 1630s, and another two decades later. This exhibition draws attention to the beauty and power of Rembrandt’s treatment of the female form, despite attacks received from critics of the time.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Seeing Sound: Music, imagery and inspiration

This exhibition brings together a remarkable range of works from the Museum’s collections to explore the ways in which artists and composers have engaged in a dialogue between sight and sound.

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.

Sat 26 October 10:00AM - 1:00PM

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

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

Highlight Rembrandt and the Nude

Rembrandt made etchings of female nudes during two distinct periods of his career: in the 1630s, and another two decades later. This exhibition draws attention to the beauty and power of Rembrandt’s treatment of the female form, despite attacks received from critics of the time.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Seeing Sound: Music, imagery and inspiration

This exhibition brings together a remarkable range of works from the Museum’s collections to explore the ways in which artists and composers have engaged in a dialogue between sight and sound.

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.

6:30PM - 8:30PM

LIEDER SERIES

VIKTORIA WILSON – soprano. Born in Dresden, Viktoria has earned a reputation as a soloist, choir and ensemble singer far beyond the borders of her homeland. UTAKO WASHIO - piano. The Japanese collaborative pianist and vocal coach,

7:00PM - 11:00PM

Robyn Hitchcock

Soft Boys founding member Robyn Hitchcock returns to Cambridge.

8:00PM - 9:55PM

Season Launch Concert, Festival of Ideas: Beethoven's 'Eroica

Judith Weir Heroic Strokes of the Bow Rossini Bassoon Concerto Beethoven Symphony No.3 'Eroica' Cambridge University Orchestra Jonathan Bloxham conductor Francis Bushell bassoon (CUMS Concerto Competition 2019 prize-winner)

Sun 27 October 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

Highlight Rembrandt and the Nude

Rembrandt made etchings of female nudes during two distinct periods of his career: in the 1630s, and another two decades later. This exhibition draws attention to the beauty and power of Rembrandt’s treatment of the female form, despite attacks received from critics of the time.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Seeing Sound: Music, imagery and inspiration

This exhibition brings together a remarkable range of works from the Museum’s collections to explore the ways in which artists and composers have engaged in a dialogue between sight and sound.

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 (Bryophytes)

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

2:00PM - 5:00PM

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

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

6:00PM - 6:25PM

Highlight Organ Recital

To be performed by Joseph Wicks