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Curator in Residence: Easter Special

Saturday 26 March 2016

The Fan Museum is celebrating the Easter weekend with a special edition of its Curator in Residence event.

On Saturday 26 March, visitors of all ages can enjoy a fascinating schedule of talks given by one of the museum’s curators.  This will include highlights of the latest exhibition, Treasures of The Fan Museum, and an insight into the Art of Fan Painting.

Talks will take place on the hour every hour from 13.00hrs onwards.  The schedule can be found below:

13.00hrs
Reading between the Pleats: an Introduction to the Golden Age of Fan Painting

14.00hrs
Fine Art Fans

15.00hrs
Treasures of The Fan Museum: Highlights Tour

The festivities will continue over the weekend with a speciality Easter Afternoon Tea on Sunday 27 March (booking essential), and the museum will open on Bank Holiday Monday 28 March 2016.  The Orangery will also open on Bank Holiday Monday for walk-in service from 12.00 – 16.00 hrs.

For further details relating to Easter Weekend events, please contact the museum at info@thefanmuseum.org.uk.

Please note:  The children’s fan-making element of the Curator in Residence event has now been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Concessions: £3.00
  • Students (with valid student card)
  • Children aged 6-17 years
  • Senior citizens
  • Registered disabled
  • Museum Association members
  • Friends of The Horniman
  • Friends of The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Royal Museums Greenwich members
  • Staff/Volunteers of the National Maritime Museum
Free Entry for…

Children aged 6 years and under, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Wednesday Special:

Free entry for senior citizens and disabled visitors (except for groups)

Please note that the discounts listed above cannot be applied when visitors are part of a large group visit or guided tour group.  Please click here for further details.

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The Museum is open as usual Wednesdays to Saturdays, 11h00-17h00 (last admissions at 16h30).

Please note that we will be closed from Thursday 2nd June to Saturday 4th June inclusive for the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday.

Thank you for your understanding.