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  Havana Classic Album Cover & Classico Latino with Omar Puente

VIVA CUBA! CLASSICO LATINO HAVANA CLASSIC ALBUM LAUNCH CONCERT

Classico Latino’s newest album channels the spirit of old Cuba, blending toe-tapping rhythms 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. ****

Mon 8 April 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Everything I Ever Learnt

An exhibition created in collaboration with the photography organisation Shutter Hub.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.

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.

Tue 9 April 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Everything I Ever Learnt

An exhibition created in collaboration with the photography organisation Shutter Hub.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.

10:00AM - 3:00PM

Zoologist for a Day

Discover the science of Zoology with this hands-on workshop for 13 to 18 yr olds.

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

Oscar Murillo: Violent Amnesia Exhibition

Oscar Murillo: Violent Amnesia Exhibition opens

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.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Printing Workshop: 8-12 year olds

Design a t-shirt using themes of movement, travel, journeys and the sea, inspired by artists Oscar Murillo and Alfred Wallis. T-shirts and materials included.

Wed 10 April 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Everything I Ever Learnt

An exhibition created in collaboration with the photography organisation Shutter Hub.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.

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 - 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.

1:30PM - 3:00PM

The Adventures of Hercules

A storytelling adventure for ages 3-6.

7:00PM - 8:30PM

Café Sci Cambridge: Making your medicines personal: is it all in your genes?

Why do some people respond better to certain medicines than others? Discover how we’re using information from our genes linked to clinical trials of new medicines to understand this.

Thu 11 April 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Everything I Ever Learnt

An exhibition created in collaboration with the photography organisation Shutter Hub.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Eggstinct?

Discover egg of animals past and present.

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 - 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.

1:00PM - 3:00PM

What Can Art Do? Explore Environmental Activism: 13-19 year olds

Join us for an afternoon workshop inspired by Oscar Murillo’s work and International Extinction Rebellion Day. This workshop is an opportunity for young people to be empowered to express their ideas and views.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Controversies and contentions in 1920s Russian poetry

This talk examines the avant-garde poetic output that informed and underpinned the Russian revolution’s preliminary years. It focuses on assessing the nature and impact of suppressed, oftentimes self-published, work that ran contrary to Party-mandated revolutionary ideals.

7:00PM - 8:30PM

Highlight Sharing your personal genome: from genetic testing to ancestry

Ever wondered about DNA and ancestry tests? Explore how these new genetic tests are shaping healthcare, how we see ourselves, and what others can see of us, with a panel of world experts.

Fri 12 April 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Everything I Ever Learnt

An exhibition created in collaboration with the photography organisation Shutter Hub.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.

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 - 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.

1:00PM - 6:00PM

NatHistFest 2019: the 100th Conversazione of Cambridge Natural History Society

Cambridge's oldest celebration of citizen science, our 100th free public exhibition showcasing the environment and wildlife of Cambridgeshire and further afield, held in Cambridge University’s Zoology Department, right beside the Museum of Zoology.

1:15PM - 1:45PM

Discovery Talk

Discovery Talk: The unnatural nature of natural history museums

Sat 13 April 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Highlight Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.

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

NatHistFest 2019: the 100th Conversazione of Cambridge Natural History Society

Cambridge's oldest celebration of citizen science, our 100th free public exhibition showcasing the environment and wildlife of Cambridgeshire and further afield, held in Cambridge University’s Zoology Department, right beside the Museum of Zoology.

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 - 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.

2:00PM

Exhibition Tour

Introduction to the Oscar Murillo exhibition with Director, Andrew Nairne

3:30PM

Exhibition Tour

Introduction to the Oscar Murillo exhibition with Director, Andrew Nairne

Sun 14 April 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

Studio Sunday

Artist led workshop for families

12:00PM - 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.

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

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.

12:00PM - 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.

12:00PM - 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.