“A seaman, a composer and a painter, and the moving story of the charity they started 270 years ago. It is a recipe of art and care, which still looks after kids today. Coram, Handel, Hogarth, what’s not to love?”
Grayson Perry RA, artist and 2010 Hogarth Fellow
PROGRESS: Artist-designed Products
Grayson Perry and Yinka Shonibare MBE have created designs for exclusive tote bags, and Shonibare's 'Party Boy' design is available as a limited-edition print. Hand finished, numbered and signed by the artist
Exploring the life and collection of Dr Richard Mead (1673-1754), one of the most eminent physicians, patrons, collectors and philanthropists of his day, this exhibition brings to light the Foundling Hospital's relationship with a truly remarkable individual.
Dr Richard Mead (1673-1754) was one of the most eminent physicians, patrons, collectors and philanthropists of his day, as well as a...
Britain's first home for abandoned children and London’s first public art gallery.
The Foundling Museum reveals the stories of the Foundling Hospital’s founder Thomas Coram, the artist William Hogarth and composer George Frideric Handel. It houses significant collections of eighteenth-century art, interiors, social history and music.