“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

Coram, Handel, Hogarth
10000 Good Deeds - The Foundling Museum


Artist-designed products

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

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Four contemporary artists respond to Hogarth’s masterpiece.


To mark the 250th anniversary of Hogarth’s death, Progress brings together for the first time three great contemporary responses to his eternally...

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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.

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