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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 22 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

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.

1:15PM - 1:30PM

Talking About: Oscar Murillo

Find out. more about the current exhibition.

Tue 23 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.

11:45AM - 12:30PM

Mere's Commemoration Sermon

Mere's Commemoration Sermon at St Bene't's Church

1:10PM - 1:55PM

Lunchtime Concert - The Leopold Ensemble

The Leopold Ensemble, directed by Matthew Gibson Mozart Overture to ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 in D Major “Coronation”

Wed 24 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.

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.

5:00PM - 7:30PM

Brett Frischmann: Re-Engineering Humanity

When and how do humans become programmable? Can we detect when this happens? How will we evaluate it? What makes us human? What about being human matters? Brett Frischmann will examine how digital networked technologies affect our humanity.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

St Catharine's Political Economy Seminar Series - Diane Coyle

Talk Title - Industrial Policy in the UK

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Endellion String Quartet, 'Resident Quartet', University of Cambridge with Emma and Joy Lisney

ENDELLION STRING QUARTET ('Resident Quartet', University of Cambridge) with Emma and Joy Lisney (guest violin and cello) BEETHOVEN String Quartet in D major Op.18 No.3 DVORAK String Quartet in E major Op.80 BRAHMS String Sextet No.2 in G major Op.36 Sponsored by Lark Music www.endellionquartet.com

Thu 25 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.

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 - 7:00PM

Talk by Pat Gallan QPM

We're delighted to host Pat Gallan QPM, Assistant Commissioner Specialist Crime and Operations of the Metropolitan Police for this talk.

8:00PM

Songs of Love - Cambridge University Chamber Choir

Secular works by Brahms, including Liebeslieder Waltzes, vocal quartets and piano solos. This performance is part of the third Cambridge Brahms Festival, which runs from Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th April 2019.

Fri 26 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 - 10:45AM

Early Years Studio

Artist led workshop for 0-4s and their carers.

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 - 11:45AM

Early Years Studio

Artist led workshop for 0-4s and their carers.

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 27 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.

10:30AM - 3:00PM

Open Ramble East

A circular walk around Cambridge organised by artist Ian Giles with and for local LGBTQI+ people. Followed by a social lunch at Kettle's Yard.

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 - 10:30PM

Highlight Bioblitz with the Museum of Zoology

You're invited to join in the hunt to discover as many species as you can under the guidance of wildlife experts.

7:30PM - 9:00PM

Homerton College Foundation Concert Series 2019: Callino Quartet

The Homerton College Foundation Concert Series 2019 continues with the award-winning Callino Quartet

Sun 28 April 6:00AM - 12:00PM

Highlight Bioblitz with the Museum of Zoology

You're invited to join in the hunt to discover as many species as you can under the guidance of wildlife experts.

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.

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.

6:00PM - 6:25PM

Organ Recital

To be performed by Iain Farrington (Composer-Organist)