Events at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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The exhibitions "Things of beauty growing" and "Flux:Parian Unpacked" are on at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge until mid-June.  There are a number of associated events - study days and talks - and some of them still have space.  The exhibitions are definitely a must see, and the talks from some of the makers and curators will be fascinating.

These are the events:

A study day (Monday 30 April) linked to Matt Smith's installation Flux: Parian Unpacked, which is selling out fast:

A study day (Thursday 10 May) linked to the Goodison collection of contemporary ceramics (Jennifer Lee, Phil Eglin, Carol McNicoll and Julian Stair are speaking). Booking not yet open.

A symposium on Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery, organised in connection with Yale Center for British Art and Paul Mellon Centre. This is taking place on Monday 18 June and will be the last opportunity to see the show. Booking not yet open. 

Ceramic artist Mella Shaw is doing a smoke-firing demo on the lawn on Friday 15 June. Booking not yet open. 


We also have a series of lunchtime talks, which take place on a Wednesday lunchtime at 13:15 (no need to book, just show up 30 minutes beforehand to grab a token and reserve a seat). The forthcoming speakers are:

Halima Cassel (11 April)

Ben Boswell (18 April)

Nao Matsunaga (25 April)

Matt Smith (2 May)

Joanna Bird in conversation with Elizabeth Fritsch (9 May)

Simon Olding in conversation with Magdalene Odundo (16 May)

Gareth Mason (30 May)

Clare Twomey (6 June)


Please go to the Fitzwlliam Museum wesbite for more info and booking where required.

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