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.
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
Everything you've wanted to know about the First World War and more.
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...
Mixed views on the revamp.
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 [...]
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
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
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.
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
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
Aardman Animations have produced a beautiful film for the revamped Imperial War Museum London, which reopens on 19 July, admission free. One problem: I wondered why mosquito pupae were flitting about all over the place. Then I twigged they were quotation marks representing letters sent to wives and sweethearts from soldiers at the front. Show More Summary
Agency Johnny Fearless teamed up with Aardman Animations (the creators of Wallace & Gromit) to create the above 90-second spot promoting Imperial War Museum London’s First World War Galleries, entitled “Flight of the Stories.” The First World War Galleries will re-open on July 19th, which marks the start of the Centenary commemorations. Show More Summary
The Imperial War Museum London reopens on 19 July with what it promises to be "the largest First World War art exhibition for almost 100 years". Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War will run until 8 March 2015, admission free. Show More Summary
Museum curators made a global appeal Monday for photos and stories about the millions who fought for the British empire in World War I as they launched an ambitious new digital memorial. The Imperial War Museum in London has put theShow More Summary
Not only is 2014 the centenary of the commencement of hostilities of the First World War, but it is also the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, which are often thought to be ‘the beginning of the end’ of the Second World War. As part of its commemoration of the women and men who served […]
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
Capturing the intensity, horrors and similarities in war
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...
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