CRYSTAL PALACE FAN IN HORMINAN MUSEUM

Hand-held fan made of paper, with slats of bone. The slats have incised and openwork decoration.On the leaf a scene is painted of crowds outside the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, at the Great Exhibition of 1851. It is a commemorative souvenir from this event. The reverse is decorated with figures and crests in gold. … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FAN IN HORMINAN MUSEUM

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HORNIMAN MUSEUM AUGUST LISTINGS

World Gallery The World Gallery is a new permanent gallery which celebrates human creativity, imagination and adaptability, displaying over 3,000 extraordinary objects from the Horniman’s internationally important anthropology collection. Presented as a series of encounters with cultures from across the continents, the gallery gives visitors a glimpse into other ways of understanding the world. The … Continue reading HORNIMAN MUSEUM AUGUST LISTINGS

BRINGING THE WORLD TO FOREST HILL: MORE DETAILS OF HORNIMAN’S NEW GALLERY ANNOUNCED – Opens June 29th 

World Gallery balcony, Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates   More than 3,000 objects from around the globe will go on show in the new 600 sq m gallery at the Horniman museum, Forest Hill which opens to the public on 29 June 2018. Occupying one half of the Horniman’s original building in Forest … Continue reading BRINGING THE WORLD TO FOREST HILL: MORE DETAILS OF HORNIMAN’S NEW GALLERY ANNOUNCED – Opens June 29th 

HORNIMAN MUSEUM LISTINGS FEBRUARY 2018 TO MAY 2018

Exhibitions Colour: The Rainbow Revealed 10 February-28 October Colour: The Rainbow Revealed is an award-winning exhibition exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world. Be dazzled by how colours are made and perceived, discover how animals use colour to attract and hide, and look into how different colours mean many different things for … Continue reading HORNIMAN MUSEUM LISTINGS FEBRUARY 2018 TO MAY 2018

DIARY DATES 2014

SECTION ONE: LOCAL GROUPS AND SOCIETIES SECTION TWO: ARTS - CINEMAS, GALLERIES, MUSEUMS AND THEATRES SECTION ONE CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET CRYSTAL PALACE FOOD MARKET bottom of Haynes Lane / top of Bedwardine Road. Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm. "Meat, vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, bread, cakes, salads, hot foods, the Cafe Thing, coffee, tea, … Continue reading DIARY DATES 2014