News: Feeding Black: Community, Power & Place to open on 16 July at the Museum of London Docklands

This July the Museum of London Docklands will open a new free display, Feeding Black: Community, Power & Place, in its London, Sugar & Slavery gallery. The exhibit will draw on collaborative community collecting to explore the central role food plays in Black entrepreneurship and identity in South East London.  Food is central to what it means... Continue Reading →

News: V&A to immortalise Heston Blumenthal’s iconic Mock Turtle Soup in Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser

Then the Queen left off, quite out of breath, and said to Alice, “Have you seen the Mock Turtle yet?”“No” said Alice. “I don’t even know what a Mock Turtle is.”“It’s the thing Mock Turtle Soup is made from” said the Queen. The V&A will immortalise Heston Blumenthal’s iconic Mock Turtle soup in the first-ever... Continue Reading →

News: Fabergé Eggs to go on show in UK for the first time for major exhibition on the goldsmith in London

Opening this November, the V&A announces Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution, the first major exhibition devoted to the international prominence of the legendary Russian goldsmith and the importance of his little-known London branch. With a focus on Fabergé’s Edwardian high society clientele, the exhibition will shine a light on his triumphs in Britain as... Continue Reading →

News: Museum of London launches video series featuring London comedians during Women’s History Month

This International Women’s Day, the Museum of London is pleased to share the launch of an original video series created in collaboration with some of the funniest women in comedy.  The five-part series will feature five London based comedians; Samantha Baines, Jenny Bede, Jen Ives, Thanyia Mooreand Leila Navabi. Each have created their own original short comedic pieces inspired by different... Continue Reading →

News: V&A announces Katerina Jebb/Elizabeth Parker to celebrate International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the V&A today announces Katerina Jebb/Elizabeth Parker, a new display showcasing a single large-scale photomontage by Katerina Jebb. Jebb’s artwork spotlights a rare 19th century embroidery sampler from the V&A collection, which narrates the incredible hardships of its young female creator, Elizabeth Parker, who was born in 1813. This... Continue Reading →

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