Friday 21 April 2017

Museum of London - City Now City Future: a year long season of events and exhibitions

This year we're inviting you to get involved in a conversation about the past, present and future of London during our City Now City Future season.

Explore the issues that matter to Londoners through more than a hundred events, public displays and art commissions, as well as a major free exhibition, The City is Ours. Celebrate London's creativity at our launch latemake a bee hotel in one of our hands-on workshops, join us for monthly evening salons and much more.

View our summer programme online now and keep an eye out for our autumn events which will be available online from August.
Event highlights
Fri 19 May, 7-10pm
Museum of London
Celebrate London as one of the most creative and diverse cities in the world at this free late event, in partnership with Londonist. Discover London-based artist and community projects that show what it means to be a Londoner today through fashion, style, food, music and film.
Sat 20 May, 5-6.30pm
Museum of London
How do photographers get beneath the skin of London? Join three photographers from the legendary photographic agency, Magnum, for a discussion about their most recent project  a photographic portrait of contemporary Clerkenwell.
Sat 24 Jun, 1.30-4pm
Museum of London
Did you know that you can make new plants out of supermarket leftovers? Join Kim Stoddart, national gardening journalist, at the first in our Hack it workshop series in partnership with Time Out. Learn how to make seedbombs and discover how to create your own green spaces and how to multiply your plants by taking cuttings.
Sat 22 – Sun 23 Jul, 11am – 4pm
Museum of London
Get inspired by the awesome architecture and great places in our city at this extravaganza of free family activities. Expect special tours, performances, arts activities and more as you look closer at the buildings that surround us. This event is part of Open City's Archikids festival and we are one of several hub partners across the City of London.
The City is Ours
This free, interactive exhibition looks at how and why cities are changing and what urban communities around the world are doing to improve city life.

Explore global problems and local solutions including 25 current London initiatives such as urban farms that are changing the way food is grown in the city to the story behind London's first co-housing project. Every Thursday lunchtime there will be a workshop, talk or event exploring one of these projects in more detail.

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