ThisÂ sectionÂ includes any fan-related Exhibitions of which we are aware, along with our own FCI Events.
Information regarding other exhibitions is always welcome. Please let us have any information that we could publish on this site by filling in the form on our Contact Us page. … Read more â€º
AGM 2020 â€“ BOURNEMOUTH 14th-17th May
The Fan Circle makes a return, after nearly 20 years, to the coastal town of Bournemouth in 2020. With a sea view, our hotel is close to everything and makes a comfortable base. We shall be hosting two local exhibitions in local museums which will be open to the public.
Our themes will be Victorian … Read more â€º
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.
See full details at the Amsterdam Hermitage … Read more â€º
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 – Ã‰ventails de Chine at the MusÃ©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 â€º
The Man with the Carnation – Fans from the GÃ©rard LÃ©vy Collection at The Fan Museum, 4th June – 29th September 2019
This exhibition showcases the fan collection of GÃ©rard LÃ©vy (1934â€“2016), a dealer and connoisseur of Asian art and antique photography who collected fans for pleasure. Born in Morocco, LÃ©vy lived most of his life in France where in 1966 he opened Galerie GÃ©rard LÃ©vy (designed by Le Corbusier) in Paris. An urbane figure who always … Read more â€º
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 â€º
The Ladyâ€™s Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans at Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio until 30th June 2019.
The Ladyâ€™s Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans
December 8, 2018â€“June 30, 2019 | Gallery 213
Womenâ€™s 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 â€º
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.
Due to the successful Event Day in 2018 when many members joined local people for a lecture, lunch and viewing … Read more â€º
Unfolding Fans – St Andrews Museum 16th March -1st June 2019
An exhibition has been curated by postgraduate Museum & Gallery Studies students at the University of St Andrews, and is being held at St. Andrews Museum in Fife, Scotland, running from now until 1st June. Read more â€º
We understand some of the fans in the exhibition belonged to Lady Victoria Wemyss (1890-1994), a lady-in waiting to Queen …