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Time to vote!

With the election fast approaching, we have put up a display in Aldgate library tying in Art and Politics (a vast subject!). Did you know Parliament has its own art collection?¬† It is jointly owned by the House of Commons … Continue reading

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Bauhaus 100

2019 sees the centenary of the visionary art school, The Bauhaus, which opened in 1919. As Cass lecturer¬†Patrick Brill (AKA Bob and Roberta Smith, who teaches Fine Art here), once described the Cass as the ‘Aldgate Bauhaus’, we couldn’t let … Continue reading

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World Book Night Artists Books

April the 23rd is World Book Night, and in an innovative annual project, a collaborative artists’ book will be launched at UWE Bristol’s Bower Ashton Library. The book launch is part of the exhibition currently on show in the library … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth!

2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the modern circus, and throughout most of April CircusFest is happening in London, which ‘…celebrates the future of circus: daring and diverse, punky and poetic’. The Round House is hosting most of the events, … Continue reading

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Leeds Art Libraries Showcase

If you are in or nearby Leeds next week, there is a free event showcasing the collections of art libraries in the city. Showcasing Leeds Art Libraries: Stories from the Collection is on Tuesday the 17th of April from 14:00 … Continue reading

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Year of The Dog

February the 16th saw the new Chinese New Year begin, and 2018 is the year of the dog – a great excuse for a display about dogs in Aldgate Library! From paintings by George Stubbs to David Hockney,¬† photography by … Continue reading

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Artists and Archives talks in January

January sees a couple of interesting talks coming up at BFI and Tate Britain libraries about artists and archives: BFI Reuben Library, Monday 15th January, 18:30 The Artist in the Archive and the Library + Q&A with Luke Fowler Turner … Continue reading

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London International Animation Festival

This week sees the London International Animation Festival take place at the Barbican, and the Horse Hospital, it finishes on Sunday but plenty to see and do until then! You can see a collection of the best music videos featuring … Continue reading

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Women and the Architectural Association Conference

Women were first granted admission to the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London in 1917, and to commemorate this centenary they are holding an international conference at the Paul Mellon Centre. The conference, which explores the context of women … Continue reading

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Libraries Week

This week (9-14th October) is the first ever libraries week (Replacing National Libraries Day – obviously a day is just not enough to celebrate all the wonderful libraries out there!). Libraries up and down the country will be putting on … Continue reading

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