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The Coffins of Pakepu

A special viewing of the individual elements of the coffin set of the ‘water pourer on the West of Thebes’, Pakepu. The coffins have recently been the focus of a detailed study into their construction and decoration. Each element will be laid out separately, with members of the research team on hand to answer questions.

Mon 15 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.

5:15PM - 7:00PM

Ben Goldacre - Randomise Me: the use and misuse of "randomised trials"

Doctor, researcher, and best-selling author of "Bad Science" Ben Goldacre talks on the use and misuse of "randomised trials". Chaired by Michael Blastland, author and journalist.

Tue 16 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.

1:30PM - 4:00PM

Marvellous Monsters and Where to Find Them

A family event to discover weird and wonderful creatures around the Museum.

Wed 17 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.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

St Catharine's Political Economy Seminar Series - Photis Lysandrou

Talk Title - 'The Global Commodity System in the 21st Century'

7:30PM - 8:30PM

A Holy Week Meditation with the Wren Choir

A service of music and readings for Holy Week.

Thu 18 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.

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.

Sat 20 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

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.

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight Curious Nature and Open Lab visits

The natural world around us is a curious place! Visit the Genome Gallery during one of the Wellcome Genome Campus Open Saturdays to explore our latest family-friendly exhibition, and discover how genome sequencing is helping us uncover much more about it. Also visit Open Lab, our exciting new space to learn about the current science, history, and ethos of the Wellcome Genome Campus.

Sun 21 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

Action Drawing, drop-in activity

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

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.