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Street Fans: Partner Events

5th September 2017304 views

With less than two weeks to go until the opening of Street Fans, we wanted to tell you all about our upcoming partner events programme.

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It’s all coming together…

29th August 2017177 views

Over the past few weeks, our small exhibitions team (curator, Jacob Moss and assistant, Imy Clarke) have been especially busy preparing for the fast-approaching opening of Street Fans on the 19th September.

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We’re 100% funded. Thank you!

14th August 2017322 views

We are thrilled to announce that our first ever Art Happens crowdfunding campaign achieved its goal of raising £14,000.

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Still time to donate

28th July 2017174 views

Thanks to everyone who has donated so far. Our Art Happens crowdfunding campaign is now 91% funded!

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The Fan Museum’s first ever crowdfunding campaign is 50% funded

18th July 2017218 views

A huge thank you to everyone who’s donated so far. With just ten days left to reach our target sum of £14,000, your support is more important than ever.

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We launch our first ever Art Happens campaign to help fund pioneering fan making project

27th June 2017316 views

Earlier this year the little-known craft of fan making was included in the Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Craft, categorised as at serious risk of no longer being practised in the UK. Launching via Art Fund’s crowdfunding platform Art Happens, we are campaigning to raise £14,000 to help realise an innovative project which aims to reinvigorate this once thriving craft form.

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Upcoming Events

“In Celebration!” – Valediction

Sunday 10th December 2017

Advance tickets are now available for the costumed & candlelit reading of Wayne Adrian Drew’s new critically acclaimed play about Jane Austen and her Blackheath relative, Edward Cracroft Lefroy…

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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