Category Archives: Exhibitions

London Met library and departmental exhibitions. External exhibitions

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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Frida Kahlo Resources

Are you a fan of the icon that is Frida Kahlo? Then there is double reason to rejoice; as well as the extraordinary new exhibition at the V & A, ‘Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up‘ a new online project … Continue reading

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Artists’ Book Fairs and Symposium

Strange Perfume The LGBTQIA book Fair ‘Strange Perfume‘, which focuses mainly on artists’ books and printed matter, will be at the South London Gallery on 25th and 26th of May. There is a programme of events and stands from an … 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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Queer Publishing conference

From Oscar Wilde to Star Trek, explore the world of queer publishing at this one day conference at Senate House Library  (University of London) on the 16th of March. This is part of their ‘Queer Between The Covers’ season with talks … Continue reading

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