Category Archives: Exhibitions

London Met library and departmental exhibitions. External exhibitions

Film posters galore!

Monday 28th of January sees  a talk at the BFI Reuben library about film posters and whether they inspire watching films. There will be a slideshow to explore examples of fantastic film posters, from classics to obscurities, presented by BFI … Continue reading

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Sun in December

We are certainly in need of some sun this December as the dark damp days continue, so we have put up a display in Aldgate library  celebrating our source of energy, warmth, light and life itself! The Science museum currently … Continue reading

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All things map

Currently on at Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft, is an exhibition celebrating Max Gill and his extraordinary maps among many other art works. There is a talk coming up this Tuesday 4th December at the St Brides Foundation, as … Continue reading

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Interior Design Student Exhibition in Aldgate Library

2nd year Interior Design students were busy in Aldgate library yesterday installing an exhibition in the Library Lounge area. It is part of a project involving postcards and postcard-sized images printed on photographic paper, which are suspended from the staircase … Continue reading

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South London Gallery Archive

The South London Gallery recently opened its second venue in the Former Peckham Road Fire Station, and as part of the re-development have improved access to their archives. There are a series of Open Archive sessions, where you can drop … Continue reading

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Jamaican culture exhibition

Bass culture 70/50 is an exhibition staged by Bass Culture Research, a three year project funded by the arts and humanities research council to explore the impact of Jamaican music in the UK. The four week exhibition, on until 22nd … Continue reading

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Wood

What ‘wood’ we do without wood? With our long history of furniture making courses, alot gets  used  at London Met, and we especially love chairs! Did you know we host The Frederick Parker Collection (housed in the Special Collections)? The Frederick … Continue reading

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Local History

Aldgate library, in the Calcutta House building,  is based in an area of London steeped in social and political history, and has inspired artists, writers and photographers for centuries. Currently on at Gallery 46 in Whitechapel is a photographic exhibition … Continue reading

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Botanical Illustration at the V & A National Art Library

If Botanical Illustration is your kind of thing then get yourself to the V & A National Art Library on Monday 6th August for a self-led workshop, where you can delve into some of their collections of botanical illustration from … Continue reading

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The Power of Print

We’ve been digging out some of our magazines, zines and journals from the archives to display, inspired by the current exhibition ‘Print! Tearing It Up’ at Somerset House, which explores the history of British independent magazine publishing. We have many … Continue reading

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