Opening Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11am – 5pm
Wednesday: 11am – 5pm
Thursday: 11am – 5pm
Friday: 11am – 5pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Please note the House opens at 12pm, with last entry to the House at 4.20pm

Kettle’s Yard will be closed between 23 December 2021 – 3 January 2022 inclusive.

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8 April 2016 – 26 March 2017, At Fitzwilliam Museum
William Scott, Message Obscure I, 1965
Lucie Rie, Conical Bowl, 1971

Kettle’s Yard in New Places and Spaces – Celebrating 50 years as part of the University of Cambridge 

Being Modern: Kettle’s Yard at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Works by artists who sought to make a new art responding to the modern world are brought together in this second display from Kettle’s Yard. The display re-unites for the first time, prints, paintings and sculptures by pioneering modern artists who are represented in both collections, including Lucie Rie, William Scott, Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson and Roger Hilton.

The Fitzwilliam Museum is free to visit, the Glaisher Gallery is part of the ceramics gallery on the ground floor of the museum. For more about visiting the display click here.

Exploring the Display: Free Talks

In Focus – Lucie Rie, by Eloise Donnelly

1.15pm, 15 November

These talks will take place in front of the Being Modern display.

Join Eloise Donnelly for a closer look at the ceramics on display in Being Modern, exploring the influences and innovations of studio potter Lucy Rie.

In Focus – William Scott, by Judy Zhou

1.15pm, 22 November

Judy Zhou will provide an introduction to the artist William Scott, exploring the works in the Being Modern display.