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Ian Hamilton Finlay at Kettle's Yard

This weekend I renewed my membership of the Botanic Garden, just in time for today’s merciless snowstorm. I may give it a couple of days. From February, however, it will possible to get a preview of spring, as the Orchid Festival gets under way in the glasshouses. 167 more words

What's On In Cambridge

Concrete Poetry exhibition & symposium

A gathering of speakers will come together in Cambridge on 14 February for a symposium to celebrate the close exchanges and cross-fertilization of influences among poets living and working internationally in the 1960s. 299 more words


Beauty and Revolution: The Poetry and Art of Ian Hamilton Finlay

‘Foxgloves’ 1996 (detail): Sculpture by Ian Hamilton Finlay and Peter Coates, Durham Botanical Garden. The numbers represent a bell-ringing sequence, as well as referencing the bells of the familiar flower. 822 more words

Visual Arts, Exhibition, Literature And Books, Landscape, Topography

Museums Association visit

On Tuesday 20 January we were delighted to welcome Sharon Heal, the new director of the Museums Association, to the University of Cambridge Museums.  Sharon visited several of our museums and talked to staff about the wide range of projects they are involved in.  58 more words


Art Project with the Foyer

For the past ten weeks I have been working with a group of young people from the Foyer, Cambridge as part of Circuit – a programme connecting 15-25 year olds with artistic activity at… 403 more words


Christmas Opening Times

The end of the year is almost upon us and perhaps your thoughts are moving forward to some New Year’s resolutions. Rather than yet another fitness campaign or a complicated diet regime, why not make more time to visit all the amazing museums Cambridge has to offer? 178 more words