Category Archives: event

including lectures, seminars etc

The Annual Frederick Parker Lectures

The Fredrick Parker Collection is held in our Special Collections, and is a unique resource covering over 300 years of British Furniture making and design, from 1600 to the present day. The Collection consists of over 200 chairs, together with … Continue reading

Share
Posted in event, events, Library Collections, Special Collections | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Printed Matter Virtual Book Fair

In a few days time (24th -28th February), the Printed Matters Virtual Book Fair will open  – its free to attend and you don’t need to go anywhere (registration required for the Opening programme). The Printed Matter Book Fair exhibitors … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Artists' Books, event | Tagged , | Comments Off

Judith Butler event

Judith Butler is one of those names we see constantly on books coming in and out of the library, her books cover topics relevant in so many subjects. So we were very excited to hear she would be presenting a … Continue reading

Share
Posted in event, events, Library books | Tagged , | Comments Off

London Met Arts Summer Shows Online!

This is the time of year we are normally preparing to see our art, architecture and design students work in the annual summer show, so in this most unusual of times how will the students show their work? The good … Continue reading

Share
Posted in event, events, Exhibitions, Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off

Lightboxes and Lettering exhibition and display

Just up the road from our Aldgate campus, Bow Arts Nunnery Gallery has an exhibition on about the history of east London’s print industry. ‘Lightboxes and Lettering‘ tells the story of the print industry across the 20th century, focusing on the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in event, Exhibitions | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in Archives, Digital online archive, event, External archives and libraries, Library books, Library Displays | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in event, events, Exhibitions, Library books, Library Collections, Library Displays, Library e-resources | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in event, events, Exhibitions, External archives and libraries | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in art collections, Databases, event, events, Exhibitions, Library books, Library e-resources, Library news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in event, events, Exhibitions, External archives and libraries, Library Collections | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off