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Open House London Review

Did you visit any of buildings for Open House London weekend back in September? London truly has some unique and remarkable architecture, reflected in the growing popularity of this event. You can read a report all about it on the … Continue reading

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Women’s Art Library bursary and more

The Women’s Art Library and Feminist Review have announced a bursary of £1200 for a 3 month residency based in The Women’s Art Library, which is part of Goldsmiths (University of London) Library, Special Collections and Archives. The residency is … Continue reading

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London Met Libraries now on Copac

Records form London Met Libraries are now available on Copac. Copac is a research tool which brings together the catalogues of over 100 major UK and Irish libraries, including the British Library, many university libraries and specialist research libraries. When … Continue reading

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Graphic Design

The Wellcome Collection’s current exhibition ‘Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?’ explores the relationship between graphic design and health. The Wellcome Collection  is a free museum and library exploring health, life and our place in the world on Euston Road in … Continue reading

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Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library now opening Saturdays

Starting this Saturday, 21st October, Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library will be open on Saturdays between 12pm-6pm. If you haven’t visited The Stuart Hall Library before, it is only around the corner from Aldgate Library, (1 Rivington Place in Shoreditch) and … 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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New E-Resource of plays available

London Met libraries has recently subscribed to a collection of ebooks called ‘Nick Hern Books’, which is one of the UK’s leading specialist performing arts publishers. The collection has approximately 400 plays that can be found on the library catalogue by … Continue reading

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Upholstery Display

Short Courses at The Cass are sponsoring a panel discussion at the Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch,  exploring the issues around upholstery, sustainability and throwaway culture. Upholstery has a long history here at London Met, in its many guises over the … Continue reading

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The Architecture Programme at the RA

The Royal Academy hosts talks, performances, exhibitions and debates about architecture’s relationship with film, history, art , gender and more. See the new programme of events for February – April here, including talks on concrete fetishes and everyday modernism. If you … Continue reading

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Government Art Collection

Did you know the UK Government own a collection of art? The role of the collection is ‘to promote British art while contributing to cultural diplomacy’, and pieces are selected to be displayed in government buildings in the UK (including … Continue reading

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