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Click to enlargeTHE LOST WORDS
Jan 19 - Jun 6, 2018
The Lost Words is a unique collaborative project between award-winning author Robert Macfarlane, and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris, in response to their belief that nature is in retreat from our children’s stories and imaginations. The exhibition presents a new series of poems and accompanying illustrations that conjure the beauty of nature, for visitors of all ages.
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Jul 31 - Dec 2, 2018
2016 Foundling Fellow, Lily Cole, has created a film to mark the 200th anniversary of Emily Brontė’s birth. On display at the Foundling Museum, Cole’s film takes as its starting point Heathcliff, the foundling character central to Wuthering Heights, and explores links between the Foundling Hospital story and Brontė’s much-loved novel. Co-commissioned by the Foundling Museum, Brontė Parsonage Museum and Rapid Response Unit, with funding from Arts Council England.
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Dec 07, 2018 7:00pm talk/event
Join 18th century specialist Elizabeth Einberg for an evening tour of our exhibition Ladies of Quality & Distinction. Discover the various ways in which the duchesses featured in the exhibition presented themselves for posterity and why; and how they found opportunities to make their voices heard.
Tickets £5, £3 concessions & Foundling Friends (includes a free drink). Book online at


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