Fans at the Russell-Cotes, Bournemouth 22nd April-31st May 2020
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
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 â€º
BOOKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED – December 2019
A new book has recently been published on Duvelleroy, detailing the history of the company and its rebirth. Duvelleroy: TrÃ©sors de lâ€™Eventail Couture Parisien (in French and English), written by Marie-Clemence Barbe-Conti, with a preface by Christian Lacroix is published by Fine Art Editions and is available at Euros 45 through the Maison Duvelleroy … Read more â€º
New Website for The Friends of the Musee de l’Eventail
The Friends of the Musee de l’Eventail has a new website: Read more â€º
On 13th December they are launching a crowdfunding campaign accessible through the website. …
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
Paris in the Spring- Sylvain Le Guen
If you are visiting Paris in the next few weeks – FCI member Sylvain Le Guen will be participating in an exhibition ‘Un Marchand/Un Artiste’ at MarchÃ© Biron between 18th May and 30th June, AllÃ©e 2, Stand 205.
The details are available using the following link: Read more â€º
FANS are in the news!
See leader article from a US auction site – click here … 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