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The Foundling Museum needs your help to give a voice to the mothers who gave up their babies to the Foundling Hospital We will be raising £23,000 in just six weeks to help realise The Fallen Woman, a major new … Read More

Mead’s Mysterious Medicines

Children from Fox, Robin and Eagle wards at Great Ormond Street Hospital have created animations inspired by the eighteenth-century medical recipes of Foundling Hospital physician, Dr Richard Mead.   The children compared the medicine of the past to the present … Read More


Children aged 2 – 13 years on Puffin Ward at Great Ormond Street Hospital created an animation inspired by patients waiting to have major operations, and by the story of the foundlings waiting to leave the Foundling Hospital. Made in … Read More

Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury

This exhibition, curated by Gill Hedley, explored Epstein’s love of children as a subject matter by bringing together a selection of his moving bronzes and drawings of babies and children.   Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), pioneer of modernism and distinguished … Read More