The Fan Museum launches partnership with Art UK

The Fan Museum is delighted to announce the launch of a new partnership with Art UK, the ‘online showcase for art in every UK public collection.  The project facilitates broader digital access to the Museum’s outstanding collections and spotlights our treasures on a platform which attracts a global audience of art, history and culture enthusiasts.   https://www.thefanmuseum.org.uk/news/the-fan-museum-launches-partnership-with-art-uk

The Regency Wardrobe at Firle Place (East Sussex) – Sunday 29th August to Tuesday 26th October 2021.

This promises to be an extraordinary exhibition of Regency costume and accessories (including fans) created entirely from paper (and thread) by the artist Stephanie Smart. The press release here gives details of opening hours and various related events taking place during the exhibition. We show here images of one of the fans that will be on show and a gentleman’s costume.