Student Facilities - University of Cambridge
Cambridgeâ€™s holdings of art and architecture are unique and many Colleges possess important examples of Medieval and Classical Architecture.
Central resources of the University for the History of Art Department include the Fitzwilliam Museum and the University Library.
The Hamilton Kerr Institue at Whittlesford is a department of the Fitzwilliam Museum and undertakes the conservation of easel paintings for public and publicly shown collections as well as the Museum. It runs a 3 year Diploma course in Conservation as well as accepting one or two interns each year.
Kettle's Yard contains a major collection of twentieth-century works of art, has a regular programme of exhibitions, and offers a wide range of volunteer work.
The Department is located at Scroope Terrace near the Fitzwilliam Museum in Trumpington Street. Most lectures and supervisions take place there. Its facilities include the comprehensive Faculty Library, a rich collection of books especially relevant to the teaching of the Department.
The Department has between 50-70 undergraduates and 40 postgraduates. The range of subjects taught is comprehensive and the staff to student ratio favourable.
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