Category Archives: Museum

Henry Moore/ Auguste Rodin at Compton Verney

The Compton Verney gallery in Warwickshire is celebrating its 10th Anniversary by exhibiting the works of both Henry Moore and Auguste Rodin amidst the stunning setting of its Capability Brown landscapes. Inside the gallery, visitors can gain insights into the … Continue reading

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Artist Textiles Picasso to Warhol through May 18th

  The Fashion and Textile Museum exhibition traces the history of 20th century art in textiles. Highlights include work by Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, Sonia Delaunay, Raoul Dufy, Barbara Hepworth, Fernand Léger, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, … Continue reading

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Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 at the Victoria and Albert

The V&A’s new exhibition tells the story of the bridal gown-from when white first became fashionable to the current phenomenon of  increased media focus on celebrity nuptials.  The exhibition will be set out across two floors, opening with the oldest … Continue reading

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Discoveries at Two Temple Place, review through April 27th, 2014

Set on the Embankment, behind the Strand, Two Temple Place is a late Victorian building in the style of a miniaturised Tudor mansion.   It was originally built for William Waldorf Astor when he emigrated to the UK due to fears … Continue reading

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Elizabeth I and her People at the National Portrait Gallery opening October 10th, 2013

The upcoming exhibition at the NPG includes many outstanding paintings of Elizabeth I and her courtiers including explorers, and soldiers, and enchanting portraits of her female courtiers. Visitors will also come face-to-face with lesser-known Elizabethans including butchers, goldsmiths, brewers, merchants, … Continue reading

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Horror at the British Museum!

Enjoy a monster weekend of outdoor screenings at the Museum, featuring  classic 1950s British films. Friday Aug 30 Dracula “The hunt is on for the greatest vampire of them all when Jonathan Harker’s quest to slay him leads Dracula to … Continue reading

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The Portrait in Vienna at The National Gallery, October 9th-January 12th

Modern art flourished  in Vienna in the years before 1918 which saw the end of the First World War, the collapse of the empire, and the deaths of both Klimt and Schiele.  This exhibition explores Viennese portraiture during the powerful … Continue reading

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