at The Norris Museum, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
A partnership between the Norris Museum and The Fan Circle International, this exhibition is in memory of the late Sue Angell, who lived near St. Ives and who was a volunteer at the museum for a number of years. Sue was a notable collector of fans and the exhibition is mainly derived from her collection. It focuses on fans made in the 20th century for advertising and includes a few outstanding 21st century designed fans.
A reminder that as from 6th June 2022 and in line with the Ivory Act 2018, trade in elephant ivory will be banned in the UK. For details of the ban and exemptions, see: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/dealing-in-items-containing-ivory-or-made-of-ivory
The Fan Museum, Greenwich, UK.
An exhibition celebrating flowers in all their beauty. See https://www.thefanmuseum.org.uk/
Central Bohemian Museum, Roztoky (near Prague), Czech Republic.
An exhibition presenting the fan not only as a fashion accessory but also considering its historical development and production in Europe during the 18th century. For more information visit https://www.muzeum-roztoky.cz/akce/1476-carovny-svet-vejiru
22nd April to 26th June 2022 at Museo Nacional de Ceramica, Valencia
An exhibition showing how the traditional Valencian fan can be made with reinvented designs and modern technological methods.For more information see https://www.culturaydeporte.gob.es/mnceramica/en/actividades/exposiciones-temporales/en-curso/disenar-el-aire.html
Exhibition at The Garden Museum, London. 16th March – 19th June 2022
This exhibition, which examines how fashion and roses are entwined, includes many fashion accessories among its exhibits, including fans – and the accompanying events include a fan making workshop on 30th April.
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 Fan Museum reopened on 16th February 2022 after a short winter break. The exhibition The Allure of Lace runs until 16th April 2022. See https://www.thefanmuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/the-allure-of-lace
This exhibition at the Musee d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva will feature fans and fan leaves drawn from the museum’s own collections which (for those who will not be able to travel to Geneva) are viewable on https://collections.geneve.ch/mah/recherche?search_api_fulltext=eventail. The press release for this exhibition is available here (in French).