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Mon 10 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250

An exhibition to mark the 250th birthday of poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Beating Time: A Conversation Between Painting and Poetry

An exhibition by Sandra Becarelli, Miranda Boulton, Alison Critchlow and Una d'Aragona

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Modern Molecular Science and How It Is Changing Our Life

Dr Ljiljana Fruk, Department of Chemical Biology and Engineering, Cambridge

Tue 11 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250

An exhibition to mark the 250th birthday of poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Beating Time: A Conversation Between Painting and Poetry

An exhibition by Sandra Becarelli, Miranda Boulton, Alison Critchlow and Una d'Aragona

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Walking on Thin Ice

Experience the vision of twelve teenagers selected from around the UK to work directly with polar researchers. ‘Walking on Thin Ice: Co-operation in the face of a changing climate’ is a co-curated exhibition about climate change as they see it.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800

Food defines us as individuals, communities, and nations: we are what we eat and, equally, what we don’t eat. When, where, why, how and with whom we eat are crucial to our identity. Feast & Fast presents novel approaches to understanding the history and culture of food and eating.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Inspire

This exhibition of art made by primary school children celebrates the creativity of local schools and teachers and champions the on?going importance of cultural learning for young people at a time when the arts in schools are increasingly under threat.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze

In this exhibition of very contemporary works, artist Debbie Loftus explores the resonance of shattered fragments and fractured lines within the harmonious flowing arabesques of the Parthenon frieze.

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

Sharpening Perceptions

An exhibition of copies of paintings in The Fitzwilliam Museum made by students at the Hamilton Kerr Institute as part of their training to become painting conservators. The copies will be displayed alongside the original paintings. They are not intended to look the same as the original but to show how it was made, with areas of bare canvas or panel, priming layers and drawing.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

12:00PM - 1:30PM

Roundtable: Beyond the Medical Management of Pregnancy Loss

In this roundtable, dr Sheelagh McGuinness and Aimee Middlemiss will discuss aspects of pregnancy loss beyond its medical management.

1:10PM - 2:00PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: CUMS Concerto Competition Final 2020

Performances by the CUMS Concerto Competition finalists.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Dr Nicholas Penny, Slade Lectures in Fine Art 2020

Avatars of Antiquity: Premise and Practice in European Painting and Sculpture 1500-2000

7:15PM - 11:15PM

Angels in America: Perestroika

Angels in America: Perestroika is the second part of Tony Kushner's epic drama.

7:30PM - 9:00PM

Courtship and Engagement in Victorian England

Mill Road History Society presents a talk about finding love in nineteenth century England taken from letters, diaries, etiquette manuals, magazines and novels of the period.

Wed 12 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250

An exhibition to mark the 250th birthday of poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Beating Time: A Conversation Between Painting and Poetry

An exhibition by Sandra Becarelli, Miranda Boulton, Alison Critchlow and Una d'Aragona

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Walking on Thin Ice

Experience the vision of twelve teenagers selected from around the UK to work directly with polar researchers. ‘Walking on Thin Ice: Co-operation in the face of a changing climate’ is a co-curated exhibition about climate change as they see it.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800

Food defines us as individuals, communities, and nations: we are what we eat and, equally, what we don’t eat. When, where, why, how and with whom we eat are crucial to our identity. Feast & Fast presents novel approaches to understanding the history and culture of food and eating.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Inspire

This exhibition of art made by primary school children celebrates the creativity of local schools and teachers and champions the on?going importance of cultural learning for young people at a time when the arts in schools are increasingly under threat.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze

In this exhibition of very contemporary works, artist Debbie Loftus explores the resonance of shattered fragments and fractured lines within the harmonious flowing arabesques of the Parthenon frieze.

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

Sharpening Perceptions

An exhibition of copies of paintings in The Fitzwilliam Museum made by students at the Hamilton Kerr Institute as part of their training to become painting conservators. The copies will be displayed alongside the original paintings. They are not intended to look the same as the original but to show how it was made, with areas of bare canvas or panel, priming layers and drawing.

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

The impact of attending an independent upper secondary school: Evidence from Sweden using school ranking data

A talk by Lovisa Persson, Kristianstad University and IFN and Karin Edmark, Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) Part of the Land Economy Departmental Seminar Series.

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Screening of award winning documentary TRACE with Director Raluca Bejan

A screening of the award-winning documentary TRACE. Dealing with the European refugee crisis, the film, directed by Raluca Bejan and Ioan Cocan bears witness to the awful and strange triad that occurs between refugees, rescuers and NGOs. Raluca will be joining us for the viewing and will be answering questions.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

St Catharine's Political Economy Seminar Series - Terry Barker 'The institutional capture of IPCC economics by neoclassical ideology'

Terry Barker was a Coordinating Lead Author in the IPCC reports AR3 and AR and part of the team preparing the Synthesis Report for AR3. He is the Founder and Director of the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research, Founder and Director of Cambridge Econometrics, a Senior Departmental Fellow at Cambridge and an Hon Chair in The School of Environmental Sciences, Uni of East Anglia

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Changing the world through public service

An expert panel from the world of public service share experience and advice on making change: through government, policy and charities.

7:15PM - 11:15PM

Angels in America: Perestroika

Angels in America: Perestroika is the second part of Tony Kushner's epic drama.

Thu 13 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250

An exhibition to mark the 250th birthday of poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Beating Time: A Conversation Between Painting and Poetry

An exhibition by Sandra Becarelli, Miranda Boulton, Alison Critchlow and Una d'Aragona

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Walking on Thin Ice

Experience the vision of twelve teenagers selected from around the UK to work directly with polar researchers. ‘Walking on Thin Ice: Co-operation in the face of a changing climate’ is a co-curated exhibition about climate change as they see it.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800

Food defines us as individuals, communities, and nations: we are what we eat and, equally, what we don’t eat. When, where, why, how and with whom we eat are crucial to our identity. Feast & Fast presents novel approaches to understanding the history and culture of food and eating.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Inspire

This exhibition of art made by primary school children celebrates the creativity of local schools and teachers and champions the on?going importance of cultural learning for young people at a time when the arts in schools are increasingly under threat.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze

In this exhibition of very contemporary works, artist Debbie Loftus explores the resonance of shattered fragments and fractured lines within the harmonious flowing arabesques of the Parthenon frieze.

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

Sharpening Perceptions

An exhibition of copies of paintings in The Fitzwilliam Museum made by students at the Hamilton Kerr Institute as part of their training to become painting conservators. The copies will be displayed alongside the original paintings. They are not intended to look the same as the original but to show how it was made, with areas of bare canvas or panel, priming layers and drawing.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

5:15PM - 7:15PM

Camerata Musica Masterclass: MENAHEM PRESSLER & the Mithras Trio Cancelled

This event has been postponed because Mr Pressler is unwell. The doyen of chamber-music artists, Menahem Pressler - former pianist of the legendary Beaux Arts Trio - offers a masterclass to one of Europe's most accomplished new piano trios, the Mithras Trio, First-Prize Winners in the 2019 Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition, on Beethoven's 'Ghost Trio'.

6:45PM - 8:30PM

Cambridge Natural History Society talk - Lines in nature and the landscape

Martin Davies will explore lines in the landscape and other patterns of distribution of species and habitats, and what they may tell us about the natural history and human history of the countryside. The subject is examined through the lens of two small parishes in West Cambridgeshire – Great and Little Gransden.

7:15PM - 11:15PM

Angels in America: Perestroika

Angels in America: Perestroika is the second part of Tony Kushner's epic drama.

Fri 14 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250

An exhibition to mark the 250th birthday of poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Beating Time: A Conversation Between Painting and Poetry

An exhibition by Sandra Becarelli, Miranda Boulton, Alison Critchlow and Una d'Aragona

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Walking on Thin Ice

Experience the vision of twelve teenagers selected from around the UK to work directly with polar researchers. ‘Walking on Thin Ice: Co-operation in the face of a changing climate’ is a co-curated exhibition about climate change as they see it.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800

Food defines us as individuals, communities, and nations: we are what we eat and, equally, what we don’t eat. When, where, why, how and with whom we eat are crucial to our identity. Feast & Fast presents novel approaches to understanding the history and culture of food and eating.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Inspire

This exhibition of art made by primary school children celebrates the creativity of local schools and teachers and champions the on?going importance of cultural learning for young people at a time when the arts in schools are increasingly under threat.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze

In this exhibition of very contemporary works, artist Debbie Loftus explores the resonance of shattered fragments and fractured lines within the harmonious flowing arabesques of the Parthenon frieze.

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

Sharpening Perceptions

An exhibition of copies of paintings in The Fitzwilliam Museum made by students at the Hamilton Kerr Institute as part of their training to become painting conservators. The copies will be displayed alongside the original paintings. They are not intended to look the same as the original but to show how it was made, with areas of bare canvas or panel, priming layers and drawing.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

1:00PM - 1:45PM

Bridging Binaries: LGBTQ+ Tours at the Whipple Museum

How can labels and categories affect how we practice science or imagine the future?

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Greek Love: MuseumBums X MOCA 2020

Join the MuseumBums team for an interactive evening exploring Greek Love and statuesque bottoms at the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

7:15PM - 11:15PM

Angels in America: Perestroika

Angels in America: Perestroika is the second part of Tony Kushner's epic drama.

Sat 15 February 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze

In this exhibition of very contemporary works, artist Debbie Loftus explores the resonance of shattered fragments and fractured lines within the harmonious flowing arabesques of the Parthenon frieze.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Walking on Thin Ice

Experience the vision of twelve teenagers selected from around the UK to work directly with polar researchers. ‘Walking on Thin Ice: Co-operation in the face of a changing climate’ is a co-curated exhibition about climate change as they see it.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800

Food defines us as individuals, communities, and nations: we are what we eat and, equally, what we don’t eat. When, where, why, how and with whom we eat are crucial to our identity. Feast & Fast presents novel approaches to understanding the history and culture of food and eating.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Inspire

This exhibition of art made by primary school children celebrates the creativity of local schools and teachers and champions the on?going importance of cultural learning for young people at a time when the arts in schools are increasingly under threat.

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

Sharpening Perceptions

An exhibition of copies of paintings in The Fitzwilliam Museum made by students at the Hamilton Kerr Institute as part of their training to become painting conservators. The copies will be displayed alongside the original paintings. They are not intended to look the same as the original but to show how it was made, with areas of bare canvas or panel, priming layers and drawing.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

11:30AM - 12:30PM

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tour

Volunteer guides share their personal selection of fascinating stories which challenge binary approaches to gender and sexual identity through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects related to Ancient Greece and Rome.

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight EXHIBITION - Empowering People: Genetic Counselling in Focus

The latest exhibition at the Wellcome Genome Campus explores the vital but often little-known work of genetic counsellors.

7:15PM - 11:15PM

Angels in America: Perestroika

Angels in America: Perestroika is the second part of Tony Kushner's epic drama.

7:30PM - 9:00PM

A Young Man’s Exhortation – Cambridge Song 2020

Join the acclaimed tenor Nick Pritchard and pianist Libby Burgess for this intimate performance of A Young Man’s Exhortation, Gerald Finzi’s settings of poems by Thomas Hardy.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Academy of Great St. Mary's Orchestral Concert

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Mendelssohn: Italian symphony Pounds: Sinfonietta Mozart: Andante for Flute in C Soloist Dinah Pounds Conductor Adam Pounds

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2

Dvorák Notturno for Strings Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 Smetana Má Vlast (Vysehrad, Vltava and Sárka) Cambridge University Orchestra Jac van Steen conductor Churen Li piano (CUMS Concerto Competition 2019 Winner)

Sun 16 February 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight Walking on Thin Ice

Experience the vision of twelve teenagers selected from around the UK to work directly with polar researchers. ‘Walking on Thin Ice: Co-operation in the face of a changing climate’ is a co-curated exhibition about climate change as they see it.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800

Food defines us as individuals, communities, and nations: we are what we eat and, equally, what we don’t eat. When, where, why, how and with whom we eat are crucial to our identity. Feast & Fast presents novel approaches to understanding the history and culture of food and eating.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Inspire

This exhibition of art made by primary school children celebrates the creativity of local schools and teachers and champions the on?going importance of cultural learning for young people at a time when the arts in schools are increasingly under threat.

12:00PM - 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.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Sharpening Perceptions

An exhibition of copies of paintings in The Fitzwilliam Museum made by students at the Hamilton Kerr Institute as part of their training to become painting conservators. The copies will be displayed alongside the original paintings. They are not intended to look the same as the original but to show how it was made, with areas of bare canvas or panel, priming layers and drawing.