Events

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.

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

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.

Foundling Sunday October

Foundling Sunday October

05 October 2014, 14:00 - 16:00

Volunteer Sarah Warren explores Dr Richard Mead’s relationship with the Foundling Hospital. Afterwards, join violinist Hannah Woolmer and pianist Daniel Roberts for a concert in the Picture Gallery.

Inspire and Be Inspired

Inspire and Be Inspired

08 October 2014, 18:00 - 21:00

2014 Coram Foundling Fellow, Lemn Sissay MBE, explores his life in care, past and present. Inspired by the lives of the foundlings and his Fellowship mural Superman was a Foundling, this inspirational and personal talk is followed by a screening of Sissay’s BBC documentary film Internal Flight.

Foundling Talk: Exhibition Special

Foundling Talk: Exhibition Special

17 October 2014, 14:30 - 15:30

Join Dr Gareth Williams for a talk accompanying the exhibition The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead.

Conference: Dr Richard Mead: Physician, Philanthropist, Collector

Conference: Dr Richard Mead: Physician, Philanthropist, Collector

20 October 2014

One-day cross-disciplinary conference in conjunction with our autumn exhibition, 'The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead'

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