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From the Collection: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill by John Leigh Pemberton (1965), after Sir William Orpen (1916)

The portrait of Sir Winston Churchill that hangs in the Dining Hall at Churchill College is a copy after a painting by William Orpen. It is not the image of Churchill we are most familiar with, in this painting he looks anxious, uncertain, subdued. Yet, it is a portrait that the wartime leader regarded as the finest of himself, one that “captured his soul”.

'Designing Churchill: 1959–2016’ architectural panel discussion

The architectural journey of college architecture was celebrated at a special panel discussion held in the Jock Colville Hall; ‘Designing Churchill: 1959-2016’ on Friday 23 September.

From the Collection: Past, Present, Future (2010) by Geoffrey Clarke

Past, Present, Future (2010) by Geoffrey Clarke RA is based on a maquette produced for a public sculpture at Jersey Airport which Geoffrey Clarke made in 1996. 

"Useful Art" is prized once again

John Eifion Jones discovers how an idealistic group of Cambridge friends are changing the world by design.

New exhibition at the Archives Centre — We Must Save the Children: Cambridge & the Kindertransport

A free exhibition to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Churchill College, Monday 25 – Friday 29 January, 9am  to 5pm.   .

Churchillians win the 2015 Turner Prize

Churchillians Angus Goodwin & Joe Halligan have made history as members of the first collective to win the ‪‎Turner Prize‬. Working across the fields of art, design and architecture, Assemble creates projects in tandem with the communities who use and inhabit them.

From the Collection: Two Circular Forms No. 1 Opus 48 (1961) by Robert Adams

Two Circular Forms No. 1 Opus 48 (1961) by the British sculptor Robert Adams, currently on the Fellows’ lawn, is a work that was conceived through a life-long fascination with geometric composition, simplicity and the diminution of decoration in art.