22 Jan 2016 — 01 May 2016
  • Exhibitions & Displays
40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ

An exhibition exploring how illustrators from European folklore and fiction have brought to life fictional characters who are orphaned, adopted, fostered or found

25 Sep 2015 — 03 Jan 2016
  • Exhibitions & Displays
40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ

Curated by Professor Lynda Nead, this major exhibition explored the myth and reality of the ‘fallen woman’ in Victorian Britain through artworks and archival documents

04 Jun 2015 — 06 Sep 2015
  • Exhibitions & Displays
40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ

This exhibition investigated the rich tradition of decorative plasterwork, from the Rococo splendour of the Foundling Hospital Court Room, to the contemporary designs of master craftsman Geoffrey Preston

26 Sep 2014 — 04 Jan 2015
  • Exhibitions & Displays
40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ

This exhibition told the story of an eminent Georgian physician and patron of the arts, Dr. Richard Mead, who pioneered innoculation and helped create the Foundling Hospital

06 Jun 2014 — 07 Sep 2014
  • Exhibitions & Displays
40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ

Progress brought together contemporary responses to Hogarth’s ‘The Rake’s Progress’, by David Hockney, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Grayson Perry and Jessie Brennan

14 Jun 2013 — 15 Sep 2013
  • Exhibitions & Displays
40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ

For this unique site-specific installation, leading ceramic artist Clare Twomey inscribed individual good deeds onto over 1,000 cups and saucers, encouraging visitors to undertake a good deed in exchange for keeping the cup.