Wednesday, 31 July 2013

August at the Museum of LondonThis month, join us to celebrate 90 years of Radio Times in a new, free exhibition, book your tickets to our blockbuster autumn exhibition The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels and take a nose through ourlatest programme of events, on sale now! 
On sale now!Museum of London title bar (#171d58)
The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels
11 October 2013 – 27 April 2014
This October, the Museum of London will open a major new exhibition investigating the secrets of theCheapside Hoard. This extraordinary and priceless treasure of late 16th and early 17th century jewels and gemstones – displayed in its entirety for the first time in over a century – was discovered in 1912, buried in a cellar on Cheapside in the City of London.
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Vogue's Carol Woolton talks about the Cheapside Hoard 
Radio Times at 90Museum of London title bar (#171d58)
2 August – 3 November 2013
From iconic covers and Doctor Who, to historic broadcasts and never-before-seen BBC archives; theMuseum of London is celebrating the 90th anniversary of Radio Times in a new exhibition, unveiled this Friday!
Browse classic covers in the Guardian's picture gallery
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New events on sale!Museum of London title bar (#171d58)
Whether you're a Londoner or a London lover, our new programme of major exhibitions, late openings and events are guaranteed to pique your interest in this remarkable city. Highlights include All that glitters @ lateEstuary themed eventsWool @ late, andarchaeology events.
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Art of the EstuaryMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
Thames Film © William Raban
Thames Film © William Raban 
Open until 27 October 2013
If you have yet to see our Estuary inspired art exhibition, featuring works from Stephen Turner, William Raban, Gayle Chong Kwan, Peter Marshall and Nikolaj Larsen, make sure you get yourself over to theMuseum of London Docklands before it closes this autumn!
Read the Londonist's interview with artist Stephen Turner
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Become a FriendMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Love the Museum of London? Why not become a Friend, and receive unlimited, free entry to ticketed exhibitions, invitations to private views, shop and cafe discounts as well as a specially curated programme of events.
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Join the Friends or renew your membership 
London CyclesMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Open until 22 September
We've had an incredible summer of cycling this year with Chris Froome bringing the yellow jersey back home to the UK. As a bike-mad bunch here at the Museum of London, we've been celebrating with our own exhibition London Cycles, bringing together incredible large scale drawings by Ugo Gattoni, cycling visualisations, vintage bikes and video commissions.
Watch an excerpt from our London Cycles video commission
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Enrol at the museumMuseum of London title bar (#171d58)
Ever fancied learning about pathology? How about London street photography? Enrolments for our new adult learning programme are open now, with the first courses beginning in September.
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Under 5s at DocklandsMuseum of London Docklands title bar (#171d58)
This August, join us at the Museum of London Docklands for summertime storytelling, musical playgrounds and 1940s games in our popular Mudlarks gallery.
All events and activities are free, but ticketed.
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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Somerset house
© Jeff Knowles
August 2013
Summer’s in full swing, and we have all sorts going on in August alongside our busy programme of exhibitions and displays – so whether it’s flower headdresses, glitzy photography, or even the finer points of molecular gastronomy that you’re interested in, be sure to pay us a visit.
For adults
The Flower Appreciation Society presents: A Night of Floral Wonder
Thursday 1 August
West Wing
Tickets £25
Inspired by the riotous colour on display in Miles Aldridge: I Only Want You To Love Me, The Flower Appreciation Society lead a workshop in making signature flower headdresses. End a summer’s evening on a creative note. Tickets include free entry to the exhibition.
Blumenfeld Studio: New York, 1941-1960 Spotlight Tours
Thursdays during exhibition
East Wing Galleries, East Wing
Don’t miss out on our spotlight tours of the Blumenfeld exhibition before it draws to a close – find out more about photographer Erwin Blumenfeld’s career and early life in Europe before he made it big in New York.
© the Estate of Erwin Blumenfeld
Exhibitions on Film
elBulli: Cooking in Progress
Thursday 1 August
Screening Room, South Wing
Tickets £15
This behind-the-scenes documentary offers a glimpse into the workings behind the internationally-acclaimed restaurant elBulli, chef Ferran Adrià and his extraordinary creative team. Tickets include free entry to the elBulliexhibition.
For families
Free Drop-in Workshops: The Drawing Station
Saturdays throughout August
Meet at Seamen's Hall Info Desk, South WingFree
As the sun shines and the fountains dance, families can get stuck into drawing activities throughout August, and enjoy sketching around our spectacular neo-classical building on the banks of the Thames. For accompanied children aged 6-12.
Free Drop-in Workshop: Be Animated
Saturday 10 August
Studio, South Wing
If you are fanatical about film or crazy about cartoons join us for a day of cinematic fun and activity. Explore simple forms of animation and create miniature film set designs for your own stop-frame motion creations. For families with accompanied children aged 6-12.