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South Asian Heritage Month display

July 18th -August 17th is South Asian Heritage Month, and to celebrate we have put together a display of books at Aldgate library, focusing on textiles from the area, in particular India. “The month aims to amplify and celebrate British … Continue reading

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Summer Show In Real Life!

After 2 years of happening mostly online, the School of Art, Architecture and Design summer show is back in real life for 2022! Students from all art, architecture and design courses will exhibit their work from 22 June – 2 … Continue reading

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World Book Night Giveaway!

This week we were delighted to be taking part in World Book Night once again! This is the fist year we have been able to properly take part with giving out books, as the previous two years we have taken part … Continue reading

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National Art Library to re-open

Great news for art book lovers and researchers, the National Art Library has re-opened! The National Art Library is held at the V&A Museum in South Kensington, and holds the UK’s most comprehensive public reference collection of literature on the fine … Continue reading

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Open access photography archive of British art now online

An open access photography archive of British art and architecture collected by the Paul Mellon Centre from 1964 is now available to browse online. It consists of photographs of works that were often behind closed doors of private houses and … Continue reading

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Textile structures and resources

Knitting is not just for woolly jumpers, did you see the amazing talents of Margaret Seaman earlier this summer, who knitted an incredible version of the Queen’s Sandringham House ? Or how about an architectural structure? This impressive project is created … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day resources

8th March is International Women’s Day, so a great reason to promote some of the online resources you can use to discover  information about inspirational women, not just in art and design, but across other subjects. As London Met students … Continue reading

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Artists and Archives

South London Gallery At time of writing The South London Gallery, along with other galleries in the UK, is closed due to the pandemic, however you can find some great information and events online around their exhibition  An archive by … Continue reading

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New online library resources

London Met Libraries have been able to buy more online resources, due to the ongoing pandemic, and our physical libraries currently being closed again (January 2021). You can find more information in our library news section, but a few highlights … Continue reading

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Studio Ghibli resources

Last Tuesday, 5th of January, marked the 80th birthday of Japanese animator, director, producer, screenwriter, author, and manga artist Hayao Miyazaki. He is the co-founder of the world-famous film and animation studio Studio Ghibli, which boasts an array of award … Continue reading

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