POSTPONED – Fans at the Russell-Cotes, Bournemouth 22nd April – 31st May 2020
POSTPONED UNTIL 2021, DATE TBA, WATCH THE WEBSITE FOR NEW DETAILS
As part of the FCI’s AGM in Bournemouth in May 2020 we are staging two exhibitions in conjunction with local museums. The first of these at the Russell Cotes will show fans contemporary with the lifetime of Merton and Annie Russell Cotes
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AGM 2020 â CANCELLED (BOURNEMOUTH 14th-17th May)
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Fan Appreciation Seminar: Hosted by the Fan Circle International 25th March 2020
Following the successful Beginners Introduction to Fans workshop in 2019, we are delighted to be working with the Northern Branch of the Fan Circle International to bring you an informal but informative Fan Appreciation Seminar. During the day favourite or unusual fans will be discussed and examined, and those attending will be invited to ask … Read more âș
Jewels! at the Amsterdam Hermitage Museum – until March 15th 2020
The exhibition Jewels! presents 300 dazzling jewels and more than 100 paintings, accessories, dresses and costumes, including over 20 exquisite fans. Together they give an astonishing impression of the wealth and extravagance of the Russian tsars and the St Petersburg high society over the course of 200 years.
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Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd CollectionÂ 5th March 2019 to 12th January 2020.
Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd Collection at the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge from 5th March 2019 to 12th January 2020.
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Un brin de panache – Ăventails de Chine at the MusĂ©e de la Compagnie des Indes de Lorient, 15th June – 15th December 2019
Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the
An exhibition displaying fans made in the Far East for the European market in the 18th and 19th centuries. The popularity of Chinese fans is affirmed by the fact that the French East India Company imported more than 45,000 fans between 1722 and 1741. https://musee.lorient.bzh/programmation/ … Read more âș
The Man with the Carnation – Fans from the GĂ©rard LĂ©vy Collection at The Fan Museum, 4th June – 29th September 2019
This exhibition showcases the fan collection of GĂ©rard LĂ©vy (1934â2016), a dealer and connoisseur of Asian art and antique photography who collected fans for pleasure. Born in Morocco, LĂ©vy lived most of his life in France where in 1966 he opened Galerie GĂ©rard LĂ©vy (designed by Le Corbusier) in Paris. An urbane figure who always … Read more âș
Fashion, Fragrance and Fans – Announcing a Second FCI fan exhibition at Tennants, North Yorkshire June 2019
With the theme of “Fashion, Fragrance and Fans”, FCI Northern members have loaned fans for the whole of June. Fabulous floral lace fans, painted fans, and Japanese fans showing gardens. Perfume bottles complement the fragrance on advertising fans. Relevant fan publications are also on show.
In the adjoining cabinet the late Judith Elliott’s perfume fans … Read more âș
The Ladyâs Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans at Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio until 30th June 2019.
The Ladyâs Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans
December 8, 2018âJune 30, 2019 | Gallery 213
Womenâs fans of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were often decorated with subjects that were meant to act as conversation starters during social gatherings. Imagery could include any number of themes, from nature to classical mythology, commemorations of … Read more âș
A Beginner’s Guide to Fans: The Workshop – 25th June 2019.
In June 2019 Tennants in Leyburn has kindly agreed to loan cabinet space to the FCI for the second exhibition of member’s fans.
During the exhibition period, the second fan auction of 2019 is envisaged.
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