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Exhibitions

International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition

This is the world’s premier competition and exhibition specialising in garden, plant and flower photography and is open to amateurs and professionals alike.

Mon 2 December 2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Good Government Bad Government

An exhibition of paintings by Frank Creber and Michael Johnson

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Modern Primitives

An exhibition of figurative sculptures by Cambridge based artist John Clark.

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)

10:00AM - 4:00PM

24 Portraits: Recovering and Reimagining Women's Labour

An exhibition by Emma Copley exploring the the representation of women who work in Pathology. Part of The Rising Tide programme.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

Tue 3 December 2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Good Government Bad Government

An exhibition of paintings by Frank Creber and Michael Johnson

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Modern Primitives

An exhibition of figurative sculptures by Cambridge based artist John Clark.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

24 Portraits: Recovering and Reimagining Women's Labour

An exhibition by Emma Copley exploring the the representation of women who work in Pathology. Part of The Rising Tide programme.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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 - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

3:00PM - 6:00PM

Performance: Nikhil Chopra

Artist Nikhil Chopra will perform Rouge, a durational live action drawing. Following the performance Nikhil Chopra will be in conversation with Catherine Wood, Senior Curator, International Art (Performance), Tate Modern. FREE, come along

7:00PM - 8:15PM

In conversation: Nikhil Chopra and Catherine Wood

Join Catherine Wood, Senior Curator, International Art (Performance), Tate Modern in conversation with artist Nikhil Chopra. This event follows a performance by Nikhil Chopra.

Wed 4 December 2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Good Government Bad Government

An exhibition of paintings by Frank Creber and Michael Johnson

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Modern Primitives

An exhibition of figurative sculptures by Cambridge based artist John Clark.

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)

10:00AM - 4:00PM

24 Portraits: Recovering and Reimagining Women's Labour

An exhibition by Emma Copley exploring the the representation of women who work in Pathology. Part of The Rising Tide programme.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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 - 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

Highlight BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE

BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE brings together rarely Seen works from major private collections and works housed at public galleries such as Abbot Hall Art Gallery (Kendal), The Courtauld Gallery (London), The Hepworth Wakefield, The Lightbox (Woking), and Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool).

Thu 5 December 2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Good Government Bad Government

An exhibition of paintings by Frank Creber and Michael Johnson

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Modern Primitives

An exhibition of figurative sculptures by Cambridge based artist John Clark.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

24 Portraits: Recovering and Reimagining Women's Labour

An exhibition by Emma Copley exploring the the representation of women who work in Pathology. Part of The Rising Tide programme.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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 - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Visit The Old Library at Magdalene College

The Old Library at Magdalene College, will be open to the public for viewing in 2019 on the First Thursday of the month from 11am to 1pm.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE

BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE brings together rarely Seen works from major private collections and works housed at public galleries such as Abbot Hall Art Gallery (Kendal), The Courtauld Gallery (London), The Hepworth Wakefield, The Lightbox (Woking), and Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool).

Fri 6 December 2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Good Government Bad Government

An exhibition of paintings by Frank Creber and Michael Johnson

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Modern Primitives

An exhibition of figurative sculptures by Cambridge based artist John Clark.

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)

10:00AM - 4:00PM

24 Portraits: Recovering and Reimagining Women's Labour

An exhibition by Emma Copley exploring the the representation of women who work in Pathology. Part of The Rising Tide programme.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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 - 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

Highlight BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE

BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE brings together rarely Seen works from major private collections and works housed at public galleries such as Abbot Hall Art Gallery (Kendal), The Courtauld Gallery (London), The Hepworth Wakefield, The Lightbox (Woking), and Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool).

Sat 7 December 2019 10:00AM - 12:30PM

Operation Survival

Take part in a high-energy game about survival across four Museums in Cambridge.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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 - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

11:00AM - 4:00PM

Greenham Women Everywhere

An exhibition exploring Greenham Common Peace Camp in 1982. Part of The Rising Tide programme.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE

BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE brings together rarely Seen works from major private collections and works housed at public galleries such as Abbot Hall Art Gallery (Kendal), The Courtauld Gallery (London), The Hepworth Wakefield, The Lightbox (Woking), and Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool).

Sun 8 December 2019 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 - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE

BARBARA HEPWORTH: DIVIDED CIRCLE brings together rarely Seen works from major private collections and works housed at public galleries such as Abbot Hall Art Gallery (Kendal), The Courtauld Gallery (London), The Hepworth Wakefield, The Lightbox (Woking), and Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool).

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

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

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.