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
Fans at the Russell-Cotes, Bournemouth 22nd April – 31st May 2020
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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
They will also host a lecture on Fans and Social History to … 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
Fan Appreciation Seminar: Hosted by the Fan Circle International 25th March 2020
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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 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