Touch Tours at the Museum of Zoology and Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Forthcoming Touch Tours at the Museum of Zoology & Fitzwilliam Museum.

Tuesday 23 January – Whale Tales at the Museum of Zoology.
2.15pm – 4pm FREE

Explore the museum of Zoology’s amazing handling box all about whales and the sea and hear about the remarkable conservation story in which a historic painting of a whale reappeared from underneath layers of paint in a seascape from the Fitzwilliam Museum. Meet at Zoology Entrance. Tea and coffee break provided. Guide dogs and companions welcome.

 

Tuesday 17 April – Things of Beauty Growing at the Fitzwilliam Museum.
2.15pm – 4pm FREE

Join exhibition curator, Helen Ritchie, in a tour of the Museum’s major exhibition of British studio pottery, Things of Beauty Growing, which showcases the history and ongoing practice of one of the most dynamic art forms in the UK today. The tour will be followed by a handling session of ceramics from the collection of Dr Shakeshaft, who bequeathed his large collection of studio pottery to the Museum in 2016. Meet at the Courtyard Entrance of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Tea and coffee break provided. Guide dogs and companions welcome.

Booking essential. Contact 01223 332904 or education@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

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