14 June 2014 - 30 April 2015, 10:00 - 17:00
Foundling Fellow Lemn Sissay holds a unique exhibition in the Foundling Museum Cafe.
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.
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
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.
28 October 2014, 10:30 - 16:30
Join Melany Rose in the Picture Gallery to create a collaborative sculpture and bring the London Foundling Hospital building to life
29 October 2014, 10:30 - 16:30
Make your own eighteenth-century medicine kit inspired by Dr Mead
30 October 2014, 18:30 - 21:00
Join Dr Steven Parissien, Director of Compton Verney, for an evening of beer tasting
31 October 2014, 10:30 - 16:30
Conjure your own magic spells in our special Halloween workshop ‘plague, pestilence and poisons’.
02 November 2014, 14:00 - 16:00
To accompany the exhibition The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead, volunteer Flora Allen gives a talk in the Picture Gallery entitled Quacks: medical charlatans of eighteenth-century London. Join us afterwards for a concert performance by flautist Michael Liu and harpist Rebecca Royce.
13 November 2014, 13:00 - 14:00
A recital by cellist Leander Kippenberg in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.