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  • Madonnas & Miracles Teaser Trailer

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    Peer through the keyhole of the Italian Renaissance home and discover a hidden world of religious devotion. This new exhibition beings together a wealth of objects from across the Italian peninsula, contrasting works of fine art with humble and everyday artefacts. 'Madonnas & Miracles: The Holy Home in Renaissance Italy opens 7 March 2017. Show less
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    Videos highlighting past and present Exhibitions at the Fitzwilliam Museum
    • Madonnas & Miracles Teaser Trailer - Duration: 82 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 4,861 views
      Peer through the keyhole of the Italian Renaissance home and discover a hidden world of religious devotion. This new exhibition beings together a wealth of objects from across the Italian peninsula...
    • An Introduction to COLOUR - Duration: 5 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 1,485 views
      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.

      • 10 months ago
      • 2,361 views
      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...
    • Death on the Nile 2016 - Duration: 3 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 3,123 views
      Death on the Nile - Uncovering the afterlife of ancient Egypt is the first major exhibition for the Fitzwilliam’s 2016 bicentenary celebrations and goes beyond the images of mummies, pharaohs and m...
    • Death on the Nile - Teaser Trailer - Duration: 49 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 21,927 views
      Death on the Nile is the Fitzwilliam's first major exhibition for the 2016 Bicentenary celebrations. Come and explore from the 23rd of February. Admission Free.
    • Watercolour 2015 - Duration: 74 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 5,478 views
      Teaser trailer for 2015 exhibition "Watercolour" at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Open from the 16th of June to the 27th of September, admission is free. For more information: http://bit.ly/1H...
    • Silent Partners Teaser Trailer 2014 - Duration: 49 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 8,864 views
      Teaser trailer for the upcoming exhibition Silent Partners: Artist and Mannequin, From Function to Fetish at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. 14 October 2014 - 25 January 2015. FREE ADMISSION.
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    • Treasured Possessions: Street Cries - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 433 views
      "Ritratto Di Qvelli Che Vanno Vendendo E Lavoranda Per Roma" by Ambrogio Brambilla, 1612 accompanied by "The City Cries" by Richard Derring, sung by the Theatre of Voices (c) Harmonia Mundi, USA.
    • Treasured Possessions Trailer - Duration: 56 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,591 views
      Trailer for the exhibition Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment at The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge from 24 March 2015 to 6 September 2015.
    • Silent Partners Recreation Timelapse - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 154 views
      A time-lapse of the recreation of Alan Beeton's painting Composing for the Silent Partners exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Discover more at www.silentpartners.org.uk
    • Egyptian Coffins - Duration: 3 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 798 views
      Helen Strudwick discusses Egyptian funerary equipment, engravings and manufacture.

      Music Credit: "Slow Heat" by Kevin Macleod (incomptech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: by Attribution 3.0.
    • Silent Partners - Duration: 8 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 44 views
      Fun with a mini mannequin, #SilentPartners
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    Celebrate 200 years of the Fitzwilliam with us this year!
    • December - Founder's Library - Duration: 9 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 399 views
      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.

      • 6 months ago
      • 191 views
      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.

      • 7 months ago
      • 351 views
      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.

      • 8 months ago
      • 464 views
      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.

      • 9 months ago
      • 763 views
      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.

      • 9 months ago
      • 1,485 views
      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.

      • 10 months ago
      • 2,361 views
      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.

      • 10 months ago
      • 616 views
      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.

      • 11 months ago
      • 1,717 views
      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.

      • 1 year ago
      • 452 views
      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.

      • 1 year ago
      • 349 views
      "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.

      • 1 year ago
      • 4,528 views
      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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    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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    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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