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Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Set in a beautiful house, Kettle’s Yard has been newly refurbished to better host its remarkable collection of modern art and contemporary art exhibitions.

Collection Highlights

- Alfred Wallis, Five Ships – Mount’s Bay, 1928 (circa)    
- Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Bird Swallowing a Fish, 1914
- Winifred Nicholson, Cyclamen and Primula, 1923 (circa)
- Christopher Wood, Self-Portrait, 1927
- Ben Nicholson, 1962 (Argos)

Free Entry

Contact Us

Call: 01223 748100

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Group Visits

Very welcome. For groups of 8 or more, please contact Kettle’s Yard in advance of your visit. Email or call 01223 748100 with details of your visit.  

Family Visits

Visiting with a buggy
Buggies are welcome at Kettle’s Yard and can be parked on the ground floor opposite the Clore Learning Studio. These spaces are limited and available on a first come first served basis.

Please pick up a free Family Activity Trail from our Information Desk. 

The Garden Kitchen at Kettle’s Yard has a free arts activity to enjoy sitting down with tea and cake or to take with you. 

Research Enquiries and Image Permissions

Research Enquiries: Frieda Midgley, Archivist -

Image Permissions: Lucia Hutton unless for press use. For press use, please contact Eleanor Costello or Susie Biller