What's On

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.

Lunchtime Concert

Lunchtime Concert

13 November 2014, 13:00 - 14:00

A recital by cellist Leander Kippenberg in the beautiful surrounds of the Picture Gallery.

Foundling Sunday

Foundling Sunday

02 November 2014, 14:00 - 16:00

To accompany the exhibition The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead, volunteer Flora Allen gives a talk in the Picture Gallery entitled Quacks: medical charlatans of eighteenth-century London. Join us afterwards for a concert performance by flautist Michael Liu and pianist Belle Chen.

Family Workshop: Halloween Special

Family Workshop: Halloween Special

31 October 2014, 10:30 - 16:30

Conjure your own magic spells in our special Halloween workshop ‘plague, pestilence and poisons’.

Beer Street

Beer Street

30 October 2014, 18:30 - 21:00

Join Dr Steven Parissien, Director of Compton Verney, for an evening of beer tasting

Family Workshop: Leeches and Lesions

Family Workshop: Leeches and Lesions

29 October 2014, 10:30 - 16:30

Make your own eighteenth-century medicine kit inspired by Dr Mead

Family Workshop: Amazing Architecture

Family Workshop: Amazing Architecture

28 October 2014, 10:30 - 16:30

Join Melany Rose in the Picture Gallery to create a collaborative sculpture and bring the London Foundling Hospital building to life

Bach to Baby

Bach to Baby

23 October 2014, 10:30 - 11:30

Innovative classical babies’ concert created by mum and pianist, Miaomiao Yu

Talk: Foundlings at War

Talk: Foundlings at War

21 October 2014, 15:00 - 15:30

Join Curator Stephanie Chapman in the Introductory Gallery for a short in-focus talk on the temporary display, Foundlings at War: World War I.

Conference: Dr Richard Mead: Physician, Philanthropist, Collector

Conference: Dr Richard Mead: Physician, Philanthropist, Collector

20 October 2014

One-day cross-disciplinary conference in conjunction with our autumn exhibition, 'The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead'