Tuesday 10 October 2017

Jewish Museum London - Coming up at the Jewish Museum

Coming Soon: Designs On Britain
Discover great British design by great Jewish designers in this new exhibition, exploring how profoundly Jewish émigré designers from continental Europe shaped British design. Learn the stories behind classic designs that have been embraced by generations - Raleigh Choppers, Marble Runs, the London bus stop sign and more. 
Delve Deeper into Designs On Britain
Defining National Identity: The Influence of Émigré Poster Designers
Thursday 26 October, 7-8pm
Explore the impact of emigre designers on post-war British poster design.
Curator's Talk: Designs On Britain
Wednesday 1 November, 2-2.30pm
Discover more about the themes, stories and objects in Designs On Britain with Head of Exhibitions Joanne Rosenthal.
Explore our Migration Festival
Explore more about Sukkot and stories of migration and refugees in our Migration Festival of events throughout our Sukkot: Seeking Shelter installation (until 3 December). Enjoy storytelling for under 5s every Tuesday and Wednesday morning, pop-up talks on Migration every Monday and Tuesday or one of the below events. 
Slavery and Satire: Revealing Black History
Sunday 15 and Wednesday 25 October, 2-2.45pm
From servants in the Sukkah to campaigning together for Civil Rights, explore the shared history of the Black and Jewish communities across time.
Walk in Her Shoes: A Women's Storytelling Event
Thursday 19 October, 6.30-8.30pm
Hear from Jewish and Muslim storytellers in this interfaith storytelling event for women (cis and trans) only, in partnership with Nisa-Nashim.
Curious Explorers Morning
Wednesday 25 October, 9-11am
Explore the museum during this relaxed morning for children with autism or other social communication conditions, their siblings, parents and carers.
The Good Immigrant: Nikesh Shukla in Conversation
Wednesday 8 November, 7-8pm (book signing at 8pm)
Hear from Nikesh Shukla, editor of the award-winning bestseller The Good Immigrant, as he discusses issues around immigration and race with Barbara Roche (Chair of the Migration Museum Project).
Curator's Talk: Shelter
Wednesday 15 November, 3-3.30pm
Explore objects in our galleries related to migration and discover the story of the Jew's Temporary Shelter with our curator Dr Kathrin Pieren.
Seeking Shelter Late
Wednesday 22 November, 6-9pm
Enjoy art, crafts and talks inspired by ideas of journeys, migration and shelter at this late, in partnership with Camden Council and Counterpoints Arts.
Hear Michael Rosen Talk or Explore Whitechapel
Jewish Whitechapel Walking Tour
Sunday 8 October, 11am-1pm
Uncover the vibrant Jewish community of Whitechapel in this walking tour, including a visit to Cable Street, the site of the infamous anti-fascist battle.
Michael Rosen in Conversation:
'So They Call You Pisher!' 

Thursday 2 November, 7-8pm
Hear Michael Rosen talk about his humorous and moving memoir in conversation with Lynne Segal.
Book Now for Half Term Photography Workshop
Photography Workshop (11-18 years): My Faith and Me
Thursday 26 October, 10am-4pm
Join us this half term for a free, expert-led photography workshop. Learn new skills and put them to use to create a photography exhibition with other participants about what your faith means to you. This event is open to people of all faiths.
What's On Elsewhere

Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?
Wellcome Collection | 7 September 2017 - 14 January 2018
Comprising of over 200 objects, the Welcome Collection's new free exhibition explores the relationship between graphic design and health, and how graphic design has been used to persuade, to inform and to empower. 

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Barbican Art Gallery | 21 September 2017 - 28 January 2018
The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), bringing together an outstanding selection of more than 100 works. 

Chelsea Physic Garden
Chelsea Physic Garden is London's oldest botanical garden and is home to over 5,000 medicinal, useful and edible plants. Discover one of London's best kept secrets this Autumn and enjoy one of their many events. 

Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity 
Leighton House Museum | Until 29 October
The first major exhibition in London since 1913 to be devoted to one of the most popular artists of the Victorian era.