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Hundreds of Beautiful Works of Trench Art

last weekOdd : Neatorama

(Photo: Imperial War Museum) During World War I, soldiers were not always fighting. Sometimes, during idle moments, they might work on crafts using materials at hand. Some of these surviving works demonstrate impressive artistic skills, such as this engraved tobacco jar from the British Imperial War Museum. Show More Summary

During World War I, British Tanks Were Designated as "Male" or "Female"

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

(Photo: Imperial War Museum) How would a soldier know if his tank was male or female? It would be necessary to make an anatomical inspection. Heavy tanks with cannons were male. Lighter tanks with multiple machine guns were female. Bryn...Show More Summary

Elite's Duxford event launches Gamma, iOS app

Frontier held an Elite: Dangerous premiere event at RAF Duxford Imperial War Museum last Saturday. The gala served as a launching pad for the sci-fi title's final Gamma build and its new iOS companion app. Gamma is open to everyone who...Show More Summary

As a Poppy-Flooded Armistice Day Ends, a Major WWI Library May Close

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Armistice Day just passed in this year marking the centenary of the start of World War I, and now there’s news a major public resource on that history may close. The Imperial War Museum (IWM) library in London is reportedly under threat as the institution faces a major budget cut. As the BBC stated, the Prospect trade union “said a £4M [~$6.28M] cut […]

Prince William Suits Up to Celebrate SkillForce's 10th Anniversary at Gala Dinner!

Prince William keeps it dapper in a suit while attending the SkillForce 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner held at the Imperial War Museum on Wednesday (November 12) in London, England. The 32-year-old royal, who is a patron for the charity, met three groups of primary school children from Slough, Norwich and Watford at the event – [...]

Women's Royal Air Force With Dog

Women's Royal Air Force with Dog on Parade, 1918 In honor of Veterans Day today. Via Buzzfeed by way of Imperial War Museums Prints.

Noah Berlatsky on the U.K.'s Crazy Copyright Scheme

last monthNews : Reason

This year is the centenary of the beginning of World War I. Visitors to the Imperial War Museum, the National Library of Scotland, the University of Leeds, and other sites have the chance to view special exhibitions associated with the historical event. In each of the displays, several cases are empty. Show More Summary

A Day in the Life of a Wartime Housewife, London, 1941

Here's a photo series from the Imperial War Museum showing a daily life of a wartime housewife - Mrs Olive Day - in London. The photographs show some of the grim realities of living in wartime Britain in 1941. Mrs Day wakes up at 7am at her home in Drayton Gardens, South Kensington. Show More Summary

Britain's American Air Museum seeks help identifying US personnel who served in UK

The American Air Museum, which is part of Britain's Imperial War Museum, has launched a new wiki-style website designed to allow members of the public to help identify the service men and women depicted in the site's online galleries. Show More Summary

The Apollo Podcast July/August: The Imperial War Museum Reopens

The Apollo magazine podcast, produced in association with The Spectator’s Culture House, takes a monthly look at international art and museum news. In the July/August edition, Thomas Marks is joined by Diane… Continue reading The post The Apollo Podcast July/August: The Imperial War Museum Reopens appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

'First World War Centenary: From Fells to Flanders' on view at Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

Lakeland Arts is part of the First World War Centenary Partnership, led by IWM (Imperial War Museums). The Partnership is delivering a global programme of events and activities inspiring young and old to connect with the lives, stories and impact of the First World War. Show More Summary

First World War Galleries At Imperial War Museum

5 months agoEngland / London : Londonist

Everything you've wanted to know about the First World War and more.

Norman Foster Watch: Earlier today, London's Imperial War Museum...

Earlier today, London's Imperial War Museum unveiled a Norman Foster-designed atrium to commemorate the first Wold War. Strung up with slightly scary vintage jets and lined in observation balconies, the impressive new space is apparently just the beginning of a...

Prince George Is Already Charging Around the House & Opening Doors on His Own!

Prince William pays a visit to the newly refurbished Imperial War Museum on Thursday afternoon (July 17) in London, England. The 32-year-old Duke of Cambridge recently chatted with attendees of a recent event about his son Prince George and how he is growing up so fast. “I think George will be running faster than me [...]

New Imperial War Museum is spectacular and heartbreaking

Credits: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Alt Text: The World War I exhibit at the Imperial War Museum 'Fascinating and frequently heartbreaking' exhibits make up for more 'adult' transformation First Reaction Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 1:45pm The...Show More Summary

Imperial War Museum London opens new, permanent First World War Galleries

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

To mark the start of the Centenary of the First World War, IWM London is opening new, permanent First World War Galleries. Visitors can discover the story of the war through the eyes of people in Britain and its empire, both on the home front and the fighting fronts. Show More Summary

Flight of the stories

Ad agency Johnny Fearless and Aardman Animations have produced a poignant short to promote the re-opening of London's Imperial War Museum and the launch of its new First World War Galleries on July 19.

A refreshing change

5 months agoArts : Prospero

THE Imperial War Museum (IWM) was founded in 1917 to ensure that the experiences of those involved in the first world war would not be forgotten. On July 19th the museum’s London branch will reopen following a substantial refurbishment to mark the centenary of the start of the conflict that led to its creation. Show More Summary

A New Exhibit Brings First World War Stories Home

An animated film marks the opening of a new exhibit at London's Imperial War Museum and the centenary of WWI. Quotation mark characters symbolizing the stories and letters written by those who never left the fields of France during the...Show More Summary

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