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"Catalyst: Contemporary Art and War" on view at the Imperial War Museum North

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

IWM holds an unrivalled collection of twentieth and twenty-first century British art. Now, IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, in Manchester is presenting the first major exhibition of IWM?s collection of contemporary art produced...Show More Summary

Two War Photography Exhibitions At Imperial War Museum

6 months agoEngland / London : Londonist

Capturing the intensity, horrors and similarities in war

Martin Brown, Horrible Histories Artist

We went to a thing at the Imperial War Museum at the weekend. One of the Horrible Histories artists (illustrators?) gave a talk workshop thing. Sort of for kids but not really, suitable for all ages. It was splendid. H...

Dispatches from England: Travelogue – Exploring the Imperial War Museum Duxford

As the last remaining veterans of World War I and World War II pass on, it seems to be a period of history that we’re still grasping to wrap our heads around. If you have an interest in the “Imperial Wars,” then you’ll want to plan visits to the Imperial War Museums around Great Britain. Show More Summary

The Ruins, Rubble, and Architecture of War in Art

8 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

The architecture of war is more accurately the ruins it leaves behind, but there are structures to this destruction. An exhibition at the partially reopened Imperial War Museum in London is looking at both the rubble and the building of war.

A Sailor Repairs a Signal Flag 1942

A Royal Navy sailor on board HMS Alcantara uses a portable sewing machine to repair a signal flag during a voyage to Sierra Leone, March 1942, Cecil Beaton, English (1904–1980). © The Imperial War Museums

Gas masks for babies, 1940

From the Imperial War Museum in London, a couple of incredible photos of nurses testing out infant gas-masks: "Three nurses carry babies cocooned in baby gas respirators down the corridor of a London hospital during a gas drill. Note the carrying handle on the respirator used to carry the baby by the nurse in the [...]

Ring Of Steel To Encircle Part Of SE17

last yearEngland / London : Londonist

Photo courtesy of Joe Dunckley, taken from the Londonist Flickr pool Inner South London is quite big on the notion of fortification, in all its many and varied forms. There’s the Imperial War Museum, of course. There’s the Church of England’s impregnable stronghold at Lambeth Palace. Show More Summary

Amanda Seyfried & Eddie Redmayne: Night of Heroes!

Amanda Seyfried looks stunning in an Alexander McQueen dress while attending the Night of Heroes: The Sun’s Military Awards on Thursday (December 6) at the Imperial War Museum in London, England. The 27-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet by her Les Miserables love interest Eddie Redmayne, who held up an umbrella to shield [...]

The Sun Military Awards: An All-Star Event

The Imperial War Museum in London, England was the place to be tonight (December 6) as Schofield and Holden hosted the 2012 Sun Military Awards. Elle MacPherson rocked the red carpet in a gorgeous black gown along with British beauties...Show More Summary

Extra, Extra

2 years agoEngland / London : Londonist

The Imperial War Museum will undergo a “massive” transformation as part of WW1 centenary commemorations. Water bills could rise by up to £80 a year to pay for the super sewer. Harrow councillor Brian Gate has quit after his arrest over...Show More Summary

New Events At Bethlem Hospital Museum

2 years agoEngland / London : Londonist

One of the former homes of Bedlam now houses a branch of the Imperial War Museum. Everyone’s heard of Bedlam, the sobriquet for Bethlehem Hospital, that most notorious home to the infirm of mind. Not so many people realise that the institution...Show More Summary

The Medal-Winning Dogs Of The London Blitz

2 years agoEngland / London : Londonist

Rip. Public Domain image from Imperial War Museums. Today, the use of dogs to locate people lost beneath the rubble of ruined buildings is standard practice. It’s such a logical extension to normal search and rescue techniques that few...Show More Summary

Kate Middleton’s Updo Looks Too ‘Junior Prom’

Post by Lindsay Mannering I guess everyone has an off day. Kate Middleton and Prince William attended an event at the Imperial War Museum in London recently and the Duchess stepped out in a soft gray, long-sleeve dress and gold belt....Show More Summary

Kate Middleton Wore One Shade of Gray

2 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Kate Middleton stepped out for a second time yesterday, to a reception at the Imperial War Museum in London. She wore a gray dress by Amanda Wakeley, accessorizing with an Alexander McQueen belt, black Jimmy Choo heels, and another Anya Hindmarch clutch. See her full outfit in our updated Kate ... More »

Nokia research: Delivering indoor location-based information using TV spectrum 'white spaces'

Senior Manager, Scott Probasco, is at the Imperial War Museum in Cambridge, England demonstrating a 3 year Nokia research project into using TV 'white spaces' for indoor positioning. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Nokia uses ‘white spaces’ technology for indoor positioning

  GLOBAL - Scott Probasco is roaming the floor of the hanger at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, with a Nokia N9 attached to a small box. He passes Concorde, turns right at a World War One bi-plane and pauses underneath … Continue reading ?

William and Kate's Final Engagement Of Their First Year

2 years agoNews : The Daily Beast

Will and Kate concluded a busy day with a trip to the Imperial War Museum in London this evening, where they opened a new photo gallery.

Prince William & Kate Middleton's Imperial War Museum Evening

Capping off a full day in the spotlight, Prince William and Kate Middleton made their grand arrival at the Imperial War Museum in London, England on Thursday evening (April 26). With the Duchess of Cambridge looking elegant in an Amanda...Show More Summary

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