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 âș
Fan Leaves: Between Europe and Japan – 1st October 2021 to 31st January 2022
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) … Read more âș
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. Above are images of one of the fans that will be on … Read more âș
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)
CANCELLED – HOPE TO SEE PEOPLE NEXT YEAR IN THE THAMES VALLEY … Read more âș
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