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  • Interview with artist Matt Smith

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    Artist, Matt Smith, talks about his new exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum 'Flux: Parian unpacked'. Show less
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  • Fitzwilliam Museum Exhibitions Play all

    Videos highlighting past and present Exhibitions at the Fitzwilliam Museum
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  • Fitzwilliam Museum Bicentenary Play all

    Celebrate 200 years of the Fitzwilliam with us this year!
    • December - Founder's Library - Duration: 9 minutes, 33 seconds.

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      Rounding up the Object of the Month series is an in-depth look at the Founder's Library. Built along with the first part of the Museum, the Library was primarily intended to store the huge amount o...
    • November - Military Cross - Duration: 5 minutes, 56 seconds.

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      November's Object of the Month is the Military Cross awarded to Lieutenant Arthur Dudley Hill. Dr Adrian Popescu, Keeper of Coins and Medals explains the story behind the medal, which was awarded ...
    • October - Lord Fitzwilliam's Print Collection - Duration: 7 minutes, 53 seconds.

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      For October's Object of the Month we are cheating slightly, in that it’s not one object, but many. We walk through the Fitzwilliam’s extensive collection of Print Albums and find out why they are s...
    • September - Livre des propriétés des choses - Duration: 8 minutes, 34 seconds.

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      September’s Object of the Month comes from the Fitzwilliam’s extensive Manuscripts collection, started by Lord Fitzwilliam himself, and is the first display you see when you enter our exhibition, C...
    • August - Mosque Lamp - Duration: 6 minutes, 54 seconds.

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      August's Object of the Month is our wonderful mosque lamp which can be found in the Arts of the Near East Gallery (No.33)

      This spectacular mosque lamp is the finest piece of Middle Eastern glass i...
    • An Introduction to COLOUR - Duration: 5 minutes, 51 seconds.

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      Explore the Fitzwilliam Museum's latest exhibition, COLOUR: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts with three of the people behind the groundbreaking exhibition.
    • COLOUR: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts - Teaser Trailer - Duration: 65 seconds.

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      Opening 30th July, Colour: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts is the second in the Fitzwilliam's special bicentenary exhibitions.

      Discover the secrets of original masterpieces and mode...
    • July - The Chesterton Hoard - Duration: 5 minutes, 4 seconds.

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      Explore the unlikely story of The Chesterton Hoard and it's survival throughout the ages to being finally discovered in the early 2000's. Dr Martin Allen and Alison Dickens talk us through what it ...
    • June - Adoration of the Shepherds - Duration: 9 minutes, 25 seconds.

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      The subject of our June Object of the Month film is a 10 year research and restoration project at the Fitzwilliam Museum's Hamilton Kerr Institute, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this ye...
    • May - Dionysos of Salamis - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

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      May's Object of the Month - Dionysos of Salamis can be seen in the Cypriot Gallery (No.22). Dr Anastasia Christophilopoulou & Professor Paul A Cartledge talk us through one of the key parts of our ...
    • The Arrival of Hill Arches - Duration: 65 seconds.

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      "Hill Arches" by renowned sculptor Henry Moore arriving at the Fitzwilliam Museum on the evening of 4th May. The Sculpture will be on display the front lawn until November 2017.
    • April - Book of the Dead of Ramose - Duration: 6 minutes, 46 seconds.

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      April's Object of the Month - The Book of the Dead of Ramose can be seen in the current exhibition, Death on the Nile. Egyptian Books of the Dead were provided as part of a person's burial to ensur...
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  • Object of the Month Series Play all

    As part of our Bicentenary celebrations we have created our Object of the Month series, each month we'll be exploring a new Object from our collection.
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  • Fitzwilliam Museum Talks Play all

    Talks and lectures given at the Fitzwilliam Museum
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  • Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Play all

    Highlights from the Fitzwilliam Museums collections
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