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Wed 9 October 2019 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 - 2:30PM

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

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 - 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.

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Social influences on small area housing choices: Econometric evidence and implications for land use policy

A talk by Michelle Baddeley who is Research Professor, Institute for Choice – University of South Australia and Honorary Professor, Institute for Global Prosperity – University College London. This talk is part of the Land Economy Departmental Seminar Series

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Life clubs - Self improvement workshops Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Life clubs was created in 2004 by Nina Grunfeld, best-selling author of The Life Book. Sessions are every Wednesday.