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Haydn The Seasons

Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus

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Today 9:00AM - 6:00PM

No Matter How Close

A sculptural exhibition across five plinths by Rachel Wooller

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Solitudes and Seasons

This exhibition features five painters and one filmmaker whose work observes the eerie in the English landscape. Their work brings together different ideas of folklore, the unknown, the weird, science fiction or a sense of the supernatural.

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

Enriching Collections: Recent acquisitions of prints and drawings 2009-2019

This exhibition is the first of two successive selections of works on paper to celebrate the outstanding generosity of benefactors and donors who have helped to enrich the collections. It will also highlight a number of exceptional works bought with funds raised or donated by individuals, charities, and other supporters.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Whistler & Nature

Whistler & Nature casts a new light on the work of the great late-Victorian master, James McNeill Whistler. Born in America, but living in the UK for most of his life, he was known as an artist with a bold personality and a revolutionary attitude towards the natural world.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

ARTIST ROOMS Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010)is widely recognised as one of the most important figures of modern and contemporary art. The selection of work at Kettle’s Yard includes sculptures, prints and drawings, reflecting different periods in Bourgeois’ life, and is drawn from the ARTIST ROOMS collection.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Julie Mehretu Drawings and Monotypes

Julie Mehretu is among the most highly regarded artists working today.For this exhibition, Mehretu has made a new installation of richly layered drawings and monotypes, extending her dynamic exploration of the potential of drawing and mark making.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Rose Garrard: Casting Room I

Rose Garrard’s ‘Casting Room I’ will be on display in the Research Space on the 1st floor of Kettle’s Yard.

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.

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Public Debt as a valuable asset for globalised finance

A one hour seminar by guest speaker Ann Pettifor organised by the Department of Land Economy

5:00PM - 5:30PM

Java Minute Lecture Series: This woman’s work: Childbirth and the human skeleton

A lecture series where research is made accessible. January 23 Sarah-Louise Decrausaz talks about skeletal growth and childbirth

5:00PM - 6:30PM

Conflict and peace in 2019

Public lecture