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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 - 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.

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

30 November 2014, 15:00 - 16:00

Oboist Gail Ford performs at the Foundling Museum for the first time.

Family Workshop: Christmas Pop

Family Workshop: Christmas Pop

06 December 2014, 10:30 - 16:30

Create your own ‘pop up’ Christmas cards using a range of festive materials and archive photographs from past Christmas celebrations at the Foundling Hospital.

Foundling Sunday

Foundling Sunday

07 December 2014, 14:00 - 16:00

Join Stephanie Chapman for a talk on the exhibition The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead. Afterwards, German pianist Gisela Meyer performs on the Foundling Museum’s beautiful 1923 Broadwood piano.

Christmas with the Foundlings

Christmas with the Foundlings

09 December 2014, 18:30 - 21:00

The Amadè Players return with a special performance for Christmas – Christmas 1749.

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

11 December 2014, 13:00 - 14:00

A recital by double bassist Andrew Vickers in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.

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