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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.

Film Screening: Crows

Film Screening: Crows

25 November 2014, 18:30 - 22:00

Crows (1994) will be screened in the Picture Gallery as part of the Cinema of Childhood tour

Conference: Music in Eighteenth-century Britain

Conference: Music in Eighteenth-century Britain

28 November 2014

The thirtieth annual conference will include papers on a variety of subjects related to eighteenth-century music and culture in Britain

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.

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