“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
Foundling Fellow awarded CBE!
Congratulations to our Hogarth Fellow 2010, artist Grayson Perry, on being awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, for services to Contemporary Art.
A new, site-specific commission from acclaimed British ceramic artist Clare Twomey gives visitors to the Foundling Museum the opportunity to take home a unique work of art, but only on condition they carry out a specific good deed.
Free with Museum admission. Booking not required. 10 visitors will be randomly selected each morning to have the opportunity to take a cup....
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.