What's On

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.

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

Waiting

Waiting

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.

Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury

Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury

30 January 2015 - 10 May 2015

SIR JACOB EPSTEIN: BABIES AND BLOOMSBURY (30 JAN - 10 MAY)

Portraits from the Royal Box

Portraits from the Royal Box

30 January 2015 - 10 May 2015

This in-focus display brings together four rarely-exhibited portraits of Handel and his contemporaries Corelli, Geminiani and Daniel Purcell.

Foundlings at War: Military Bands

Foundlings at War: Military Bands

24 February 2015 - 10 May 2015

This in-focus display explores the rich history of the Foundling Hospital’s Boys’ Band, established in 1847. Boys joining the band increasingly went on to join military bands, serving in regiments and taking part in military conflicts around the world. With newly-researched archive items, instruments and music on display, we delve into their stories.

London Handel Festival: The Amade Players

London Handel Festival: The Amade Players

11 March 2015, 18:30 - 21:00

Marking the 330th anniversary of Handel’s birth, The Amadè Players return to the Museum with a programme of celebratory music.

Curator's Talk: Portraits from the Royal Box

Curator's Talk: Portraits from the Royal Box

11 March 2015, 12:00 - 12:30

Portraits from the Royal Box Curator, Katharine Hogg, introduces the paintings on display in the First Floor Foyer.

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

12 March 2015, 13:00 - 14:00

Viola recital by Luba Tunnicliffe including suites by Prokofiev and J.S. Bach and Brahms

Foundling Walk : Friends' Special

Foundling Walk : Friends' Special

14 March 2015, 11:00 - 14:00

Janice Liverseidge leads a walking tour, The Lives and Loves of Bloomsbury.

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