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Time to stop and stare – refreshing the muse

I’m good at giving myself homework. Most of the books or articles I read are part of an organised research list. I’m bad at allowing myself downtime. 378 more words



I went to visit one of my favourite museums to see the exhibition Found, curated by Cornelia Parker at the Foundling Museum.

Rachel Whiteread – Bronze shoe heel and instep… 335 more words

Contemporary Art

Found - Foundling Museum, May 2016

The new exhibition at the Foundling Museum is not quite ready. Cornelia Parker, Royal Academician has been up late rearranging and repositioning. An artist’s eye on a museum exhibition has allowed the exhibits to flow and infiltrate every part of the museum. 1,120 more words

Museum Reviews

Thomas Coram and The Foundling Hospital

Whilst researching for a new book which I am writing on ‘Things To Do In London’, I came across a park which piqued my curiosity.  The park is called… 1,255 more words


Foundling Museum 

I was able to go to the foundling museum today for a class field trip; this museum being one I likely wouldn’t have gone to otherwise since it costs to get in. 383 more words

Study Abroad

A London Adventure - Part 2

I was only away in London for three nights but I managed to fit a lot in, along with a visit to Oxford and a conference in the Tate Modern. 429 more words

Busy Living

New acquisition by the Gerald Coke Handel Collection

The Gerald Coke Handel Collection, housed in the Foundling Museum, has acquired a letter describing the first Handel Commemoration Concerts.

Taking place at Westminster Abbey in 1784, this series of concerts commemorated the twenty-fifth anniversary of the composer’s death. 325 more words