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Winter 2016/17 Opening Times

16th November 2016510 views

Winter 2016/17 Opening & Closing Times

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Coming Up at The Fan Museum in 2016…

20th June 20161,747 views

The museum’s new exhibition, Fans of the Livery is the latest of many fascinating offerings from The Fan Museum in the coming months.

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Curator in Residence 2016

9th February 20161,274 views

During the Summer of 2016, The Fan Museum’s curators will be in residence to offer short talks on the museum’s collections and fan handling sessions.

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Special Donors Event at The Fan Museum

5th February 2016976 views

On Monday 01 February 2016, The Fan Museum hosted a special event to thank those who generously donated to the recent purchase of an Elizabethan folding fan.

The Fan Museum welcomed guests from the Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund and numerous Friends of The Fan Museum to celebrate the recent purchase and installation of an Elizabethan embroidered folding fan (c. 1590 – 1630).  The fan is thought to be the only surviving example of its kind, and forms an integral and unique part of The Fan Museum’s collections.

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Winter 2015/16 Opening Times

2nd December 2015944 views

Winter 2015/16 Opening & Closing Times at The Fan Museum

 

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The Fan Museum Trust acquires a unique embroidered folding fan, c. 1590-1630

2nd July 20152,035 views

Embroidered folding fan, c. 1590-1630

The Fan Museum is delighted to announce it has acquired, with the generous support of the Art Fund and National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF), a unique piece of fan history in the form of an embroidered folding fan, c. 1590–1630.

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Embroidered silk fan c1800

The Fan Museum, HA1641

Folding fan with horn monture and silk leaf embroidered with feather motifs and sequins, c. 1800