Members can now benefit from a major project we have recently undertaken to digitise all Fan Circle Newsletters and Bulletins since inception in 1975. These are now available to members ONLY in our special Members’ Area. … Read more â€º
Tennants Fan Valuation Event November 21-24
Details are shown on the poster:
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Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas of Madrid – Fan Collection
Part of the collection of fans housed in the Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas of Madrid can be seen at the following link : http://ceres.mcu.es/pages/SimpleSearch?Museo=MNAD
Use search term (Busqueda General) Abanicos (fans in Spanish). Select all (Todos los tÃ©rminos), press Buscar to search the catalogue.
The fans were catalogued by the former curator of … Read more â€º
Exhibition in Laxenburg, nr Vienna 18th August to 7th October 2018: Ladies, Harlots, Empresses – Fans as Witnesses of Femininity
Margaretha Mazura, FCI member, is having an exhibition of her fans that will take place from 18th August to 7th October 2018 in Laxenburg near Vienna. View poster full-size here
The topic is: Ladies, Harlots, Empresses – Fans as Witnesses of Femininity
The official opening takes place on 23rd August in the evening.
You can … Read more â€º
Exhibition nr. Paris 11 April – 13 July: “From JosÃ©phine to EugÃ©nie, handfans in France during the XIXth century”
From 11th April-13th July the Marmottan library in Boulogne-Billancourt, on the outskirts of Paris will be hosting a fan exhibition curated by Georgina Letourmy-Brodier: “From JosÃ©phine to EugÃ©nie, handfans in France during the XIXth century”. Read more â€º
Exhibition San Francisco 31 March – 28 April 2018
To discover the historical house of Paul Marmottan, an important first Empire collector, follow the link: http://www.marmottan.fr/page.asp?ref_arbo=2509 …
The de Young Museum in San Francisco will be showing ‘Fans of the Eighteenth Century’ from 31st March 2018 to 28th April 2019. See: https://deyoung.famsf.org/exhibitions/fans-eighteenth-century … Read more â€º
EXHIBITION AT TENNANTS AUCTIONEERS 3rd â€“ 26th FEBRUARY 2018
In February 2018, several FCI Northern members will be displaying fans in the Garden Rooms at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. The exhibition, in the wonderful new, purpose-built surroundings of Tennantsâ€™ Auction Centre will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (to 6 p.m. on sale view days) and … Read more â€º
Visitors to Versailles – 24th October 2017 to 25th February 2018
Fans also feature in the exhibition Visitors to Versailles – at Versailles from 24th October 2017 to 25th February 2018, and thereafter travelling to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
See: http://en.chateauversailles.fr/news/patronage-news/visitors-versailles-1682-1789#versailles,-a-royal-destination … Read more â€º
Gemeentemuseum in The Hague – 14th October 2017 to 4th March 2018
Fans are on show in an exhibition currently on show – from 14th October 2017 to 4th March 2018 – at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. The exhibition, entitled Art Deco puts a large focus on Paul Poiret. Further details to be found at: https://www.gemeentemuseum.nl/en/exhibitions/art-deco … Read more â€º
Exhibition OUVRAGES DE DAMES 23/24 September 2017 St. Eustache, France
The exhibition organised by FCI members in France was a great success. It was opened by the Mayor of the commune and received a steady stream of visitors and some good press coverage (in French).
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