14 June 2014 - 30 April 2015, 10:00 - 17:00
Foundling Fellow Lemn Sissay has created a unique exhibition in the Foundling Museum Cafe.
25 September 2014 - 10 May 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
01 January 2015 - 30 April 2015
Children aged 2 - 13 years on Puffin Ward at Great Ormond Street Hospital have created an animation inspired by patients waiting to have major operations, and by the story of the foundlings waiting to leave the Foundling Hospital.
30 January 2015 - 10 May 2015
SIR JACOB EPSTEIN: BABIES AND BLOOMSBURY (30 JAN - 10 MAY)
01 February 2015, 14:00 - 16:00
Join Foundlings at War project volunteer Janet Kelsey as she explores her recent research into the Foundling Hospital Boys’ Band. Join us afterwards for a recital of Handel’s Italian cantatas and trio sonatas by soprano Zoe Lethbridge.
04 February 2015, 18:00 - 20:30
Friends and Patrons are invited to an exclusive viewing of Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury.
05 February 2015, 19:30 - 21:30
Corpus Christi College Chapel Choir and St. John’s Voices perform a selection of works by Britten and Fauré in the beautiful ‘Actor’s Church’ in the heart of Covent Garden. This recital supports the Foundling Museum’s O’Neil Appeal in securing two iconic works for our Collection.
18 February 2015, 10:30 - 16:00
Create clay sculpture inspired by the striking portraits of babies, children and their mothers in the exhibition, Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury. With artist Shelly Wain.
19 February 2015, 13:00 - 15:00
To accompany the exhibition Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury, educators can explore the Museum’s Collections and take part in a CPD sculpture workshop, before walking to the Charles Dickens Museum to discover the author’s home and take part in a butter churning workshop, inspired by an authentic recipe of Catherine Dickens.
20 February 2015, 10:30 - 16:00
Many former pupils of the Foundling Hospital joined the military, and many were awarded medals for acts of bravery. Design and make a special medal to give someone or commemorate a particular event in their life.