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Fri 19 April 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

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

Making a Nation: Money, image and power in Tudor and Stuart England

The major dynastic, political and cultural changes that occurred in England under the Tudors and Stuarts are traced in this exhibition. The money and medals of this 250-year period provide a fascinating insight into broader developments in artistic expression, monarchy, nationhood, and trade in a rapidly expanding world.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The Gentle Art: Friends and strangers in Whistler’s prints

To complement the major show on James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), the Print Room is holding an exhibition of the artist’s etchings, drypoints and lithographs from the Fitzwilliam’s collection, focussing on people.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Women in Art: Hong Kong

Women in Art: Hong Kong brings together the works of seven contemporary female artists covering the past 50 years of artistic development in Hong Kong. The works, which are in a variety of media from ink drawing to installation, all explore contemporary politics and the role of female artists within it.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Hannah Kemp-Welch: Hyperlocal Radio

Hannah Kemp-Welch, 2018 Open House artist-in-residence, shares the process and outcome of her year-long residency with North Cambridge communities.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Action Drawing, drop-in activity

Drawing activities for all inspired by the current exhibition, in our learning studio.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight KIP GRESHAM: THE ART OF COLLABORATION

The Art of Collaboration celebrates over 40 years of artistic partnerships between Master Printer, Kip Gresham, and giants of the British and international art world, featuring work by 21 Royal Academicians.