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Superman was a Foundling

Superman was a Foundling

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

Foundling Fellow Lemn Sissay has created 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 - 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

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.

Finding

Finding

14 November 2014 - 30 January 2015

Responding to the history of Foundling Hospital and the mothers’ tokens, students and teachers from Central Saint Martins took part in jewellery-making workshops at the Museum. Their creations are showcased in the Introductory Gallery and on the First Floor. This display was made possible by Share Academy.

Sunday Concert

Sunday Concert

28 December 2014, 15:00 - 16:00

Join us after all the Christmas festivities for our last concert of 2014, with soprano Bea Leclere Weiss in her much-anticipated return to the Foundling Museum.

Foundling Sunday

Foundling Sunday

04 January 2015, 14:00 - 16:00

Exhibition advisor for The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead, Ludmilla Jordanova, gives a talk exploring the roles that objects and images played in the friendships of an eminent physician and patron. Join us afterwards for a piano recital by Kristiina Rokashevich in the Picture Gallery

Sunday Concert

Sunday Concert

18 January 2015, 15.00 - 16:00

Join Take2, countertenor Adrian Boorman and soprano Andrea Pfenninger, as the duo return to the Foundling Museum to perform a selection of Baroque pieces

Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury

Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury

30 January 2015 - 10 May 2015

This exhibition explores Epstein’s love of children as a subject matter by bringing together a remarkable selection of his moving bronzes and drawings of babies and children, including members of his own family.

Foundling Sunday

Foundling Sunday

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.

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