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Curator in Residence 2019

27th February 2019 Jacob Moss136 views

Curator in Residence 2019, a free to attend programme of short talks delivered by our expert curators….

Starting on Saturday 23 March 2019, and then every third Saturday of the month*, The Fan Museum’s curators will be in residence and offering free-to-attend talks relating to objects displayed on both the Ground and Upper floor galleries. Designed for adult audiences, the talks each last around 15 minutes and cover a range of topics including the history of fan painting, fans as symbols of status and wealth, an introduction to the Museum’s new upper floor displays and a chance to learn more about the Grade II* Listed Georgian buildings which house the Museum.

The talks commence at 12.00hrs and then every 45 minutes until 16.00hrs. A schedule will be available to view in the Events section of our website prior to each event.

* The dates of our monthly Curator in Residence event are liable to change. Please check the Events section prior to any planned visit to avoid disappointment.

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Upcoming Events

Curator in Residence

Saturday 23 March 2019

Join The Fan Museum’s curator, Jacob Moss and curatorial assistant Scott Schiavone for free-to-attend talks on a range of fan-related topics pertaining to the current gallery displays.

''In Celebration!' - Admiral Sir William Parker of Crooms Hill

Monday 1st April 2019, 7.30pm

An illustrated talk by Daphne Joynes on the life and times of Admiral Sir William Parker, who with his large family lived at 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich (now home to the Fan Museum) in the late eighteenth century.

”In Celebration!’ – Song of Myself : A 200th Birthday Celebration of Walt Whitman

Friday 31st May 2019, 7.30pm

Advance booking is now open for the showcase of Song of Myself, a celebration of the great American poet Walt Whitman, written for the 200th anniversary of his birth by Wayne Adrian Drew.

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Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
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Free entry for senior citizens and disabled visitors (except for groups)

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