Events

Progress

Progress

06 June 2014 - 07 September 2014

Four contemporary artists respond to Hogarth’s masterpiece.

Superman was a Foundling

Superman was a Foundling

14 June 2014 - 30 April 2015, 10:00 - 17:00

Foundling Fellow Lemn Sissay holds a unique exhibition in the Foundling Museum Cafe.

Foundlings at War: Word War I

Foundlings at War: Word War I

02 September 2014 - 04 January 2015

Foundlings at War is a major research project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund examining the Foundling Hospital’s historic links with the military.

Foundling Sunday September

Foundling Sunday September

07 September 2014, 14:00 - 16:00

Garrick Club Curator Marcus Risdell explores A Rake’s Progress (1735) and the London of David Garrick and William Hogarth in a talk entitled The Theatre of Life. Join us afterwards for a recital in the Picture Gallery by Russian virtuoso pianist Sergei Podobedov.

Dawn Chorus

Dawn Chorus

25 September 2014 - 04 January 2015

Renowned natural history sound recordist and 2014 Handel Foundling Fellow Chris Watson links past and present through a poetic meditation on the importance of place

The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead

The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead

26 September 2014 - 04 January 2015

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 will bring to light the Foundling Hospital's relationship with a truly remarkable individual.

Talk: Foundlings at War

Talk: Foundlings at War

27 September 2014, 15:00

Join project researcher Anna Testar in the Introductory Gallery for a 10 minute in-focus talk on the temporary display, Foundlings at War: World War I.

Teachers' Evening & Private View

Teachers' Evening & Private View

30 September 2014, 17:00 - 18:30

Join the Learning team for a private tour of our current exhibition The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead

Folk at the Foundling: Ewan McLennan

Folk at the Foundling: Ewan McLennan

03 October 2014, 18:30 - 21:00

The latest installment of our Folk at the Foundling concert series with the multi-award winning Ewan McLennan

Foundling Walk: Exhibition Special

Foundling Walk: Exhibition Special

04 October 2014, 11:00 - 13:00

Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Dr Richard Barnett leads a walking tour, In Sickness and in Health: Medicine for the Poor in Bloomsbury’s Golden Age.

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