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  Havana Classic Album Cover & Classico Latino with Omar Puente


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.

Today 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