Relax, Look and Imagine: Objects in Focus

Relax, look and imagine is the invitation made in seven films launched this week that explore artworks from the Fitzwilliam Museum‘s collection. The films take us on a journey in which we soften and settle, step into an artwork, drink in the detail, the artistry and its qualities and take the time to feel how it resonates with us. Drawing… Read full article

Shakespeare Arts Award Project with Soham Village College

In October, eleven Year 8 students from Soham Village College arrived at the Fitzwilliam Museum, ready to embark upon a new project. Over the next eight weeks they would work with staff across the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) to explore the context of their English set-text, Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”, while completing their Bronze Arts Award. As one of… Read full article

“Inspired”: a glimpse behind the scenes with young people

In December 2019, two groups of young people from primary schools across Cambridgeshire made a very special behind-the-scenes visit to the Fitzwilliam Museum. The visit gave them a taster of  what goes into making an exhibition, and the opportunity to install their very own artworks in the INSPIRE exhibition. The groups selected were young artists who had their artworks selected for… Read full article