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Join us for tours of the Maxwell Centre and art exhibition Into boundless space I leap, talks by artists and scientists and live performances of a new dance and sound work by Wayne McGregor and Haroon Mirza.
11am: the new Maxwell building and art exhibition Into boundless space I leap are open
From 11.30am: See the specially commissioned live dance and sound work by leading choreographer Wayne McGregor and artist Haroon Mirza at regular intervals throughout the day
11.45am-3.30pm: Drop in 20 minute tours (sign up on the day)
– New cutting edge science laboratory spaces, led by Dr Nalin Patel
– Architecture of the Maxwell Centre, led by architect Jess Mailey
– The Cavendish Museum
From 12pm: 3D printing demonstrations and drop in workshops, led by Richard Bowman
12.30-1.30pm: Bite-size talks. Scientists, curators and artists will give a snapshot of their projects in 8 minutes with an opportunity to meet the speakers and ask your questions afterwards
2.30-3.30pm: Bite-size talks. Hear scientists, curators and artists giving a snapshot of their projects in 8 minutes with an opportunity to meet the speakers and ask your questions afterwards
To book for the evening panel discussion click here.
Refreshments will be available throughout the day, with grilled ciabattas from Tin Kitchen and freshly brewed coffee by Beanissimo.
The Maxwell Centre is a ten minute cycle ride or a 35 minute walk from the city centre and is on the Citi 4 bus route, the bus stops on JJ Thomson Avenue.
We recommend the blue route if you are walking or cycling:
Free parking is available in Car Park 8 at the end of Charles Babbage Road. Parking is also available at Madingley Road Park and Ride, which is a ten minute walk away.
Free, booking essential, refreshments available all day
Maxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Avenue (off Madingley Road), Cambridge, CB3 0FD
On arrival please pick up an exhibition guide from the welcome desk