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Exhibitions

GAVIN TURK: IN SEARCH OF ARIADNE

A new exhibition by artist Gavin Turk opens on 6 October 2022. In Search of Ariadne unravels the cultural meme of the reclining figure in art. What is the reclining figure? Why is this something that artists have been intrigued with for centuries and where does this form originate?

Mon 8 August 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

Tue 9 August 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Our Place in Space - Guided Tours of the Solar System

Join us for a guided tour of the Our Place in Space sculpture trail of the solar system on the spectacular Midsummer Common.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

Wed 10 August 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Our Place in Space - Guided Tours of the Solar System

Join us for a guided tour of the Our Place in Space sculpture trail of the solar system on the spectacular Midsummer Common.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

Thu 11 August 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Our Place in Space - Guided Tours of the Solar System

Join us for a guided tour of the Our Place in Space sculpture trail of the solar system on the spectacular Midsummer Common.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

Fri 12 August 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Our Place in Space - Guided Tours of the Solar System

Join us for a guided tour of the Our Place in Space sculpture trail of the solar system on the spectacular Midsummer Common.

Sat 13 August 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Our Place in Space - Cycle the Solar System

Hop on your bike and cycle your way through the solar system with fellow explorers.

9:00PM - 11:00PM

Our Place in Space - Meteors on Midsummer: Silent Disco Skygazing

Taking place on Midsummer Common during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower, this unique event will invite you to lie back and open your eyes and ears to the wonder of the sky.

Sun 14 August 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Our Place in Space - Storytelling at the Sun

Take yourself and your family or friends on a storytelling adventure by the Our Place in Space Sun on Sunday 14 or 21 August.

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Our Place in Space - Storytelling at the Sun

Take yourself and your family or friends on a storytelling adventure by the Our Place in Space Sun on Sunday 14 or 21 August.