What's On

Foundling Fellow Project with Artisjustaword

Foundling Fellow Project with Artisjustaword

22 October 2011 - 23 October 2011

As part of Richard Wentworth’s Soup for 100 project, two of the artists involved, Matt Clark and George O’Shaughnessy from artisjustaword in Oxford are holding a weekend of free workshops at the Foundling Museum.

The Big Issue Foundation’s Night Walk

The Big Issue Foundation’s Night Walk

30 September 2011

On Friday 30 September The Big Issue Foundation’s Night Walk will pass through The Foundling Museum. Join in and help Big Issue vendors on their journey away from homelessness.

British Harpsichord Society Open Workshop

British Harpsichord Society Open Workshop

24 September 2011, 15:00 - 17:00

Workshop on Handel's harpsichord music led by Penelope Cave. In association with the British Harpsichord Society.

Foundling Voices

Foundling Voices

14 April 2011 - 30 October 2011, 10:00 - 17:00

The fascinating personal stories of children brought up in care at the Foundling Hospital, which continues today as children’s charity Coram form the centrepiece of this major new exhibition, Foundling Voices.

New English Art Club Members Exhibition

New English Art Club Members Exhibition

15 March 2011 - 27 March 2011

The New English Art Club (NEAC) exhibited their Members Exhibition throughout the Foundling Museum to mark the celebration of the society's 125th birthday. The exhibition displayed examples of the very best of contemporary British figurative painting.

Reliquaries: a project with Foundling Fellow Grayson Perry

Reliquaries: a project with Foundling Fellow Grayson Perry

25 February 2011 - 02 April 2011

The Foundling Museum showcased clay reliquaries made during workshops led by artist and Foundling Fellow Grayson Perry with young mums and young people in care, adoption and supported housing.

Baby Love by Cerrie Burnell

Baby Love by Cerrie Burnell

15 February 2011 - 24 April 2011

Baby Love was an exhibition of photographic portraits and interviews discovering the joys, difficulties and realities of being a single mother in modern Britain. Interviews by Foundling Fellow Cerrie Burnell.

Stories of the World: London

Stories of the World: London

15 December 2010 - 13 March 2011

As part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad the Foundling Museum exhibited art works by looked after children, care leavers and young people from London.

Threads of Feeling

Threads of Feeling

14 October 2010 - 06 March 2011

Threads of Feeling was a showcase of fabrics never shown before to illustrate the moment of parting as mothers left their babies at the original Foundling Hospital, which continues today as the children’s charity Coram.

One Voice: Deloitte Street Child World Cup

One Voice: Deloitte Street Child World Cup

14 September 2010 - 09 October 2010

The Foundling Museum hosted One Voice: Deloitte Street Child World Cup, an exhibition of artwork created and inspired by street children aiming to raise awareness of the plight of street children whilst bringing the spirit of the Deloitte Street Child World Cup to the UK.