All Day

Marianne Grant Holocaust Artworks

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow

Marianne Grant was a Jewish artist and Holocaust survivor from Prague who settled in Glasgow after the end of World War II. She uniquely recorded in drawings her experiences of imprisonment in the concentration camp-ghetto Theresienstadt, the Czech family camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau, German slave labour camps and Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp

Free

Lucie Rie: Ceramics and Buttons

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, York

The ceramics and buttons produced by one of the most respected potters of the 20th Century are on show in a major new exhibition at the Centre of Ceramic Art

Free – £7.50

Mann at War

Manx Museum Manx Museum, Douglas

The role that the Isle of Man and its people have played in conflict from the 18th Century to present day

Free

Internment – Living with the Wire

Manx Museum Manx Museum, Douglas

Discover more about ‘life behind the wire’ and the different ways that interned artists recorded the world around them

Free

The Mad Silkman: Zika & Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion

The Museum of Decorative Arts 17. listopadu Street No.2, 110 00 Prague 1

The story of Zika and Lída Ascher who left Czechoslovakia before the outbreak of WW2 and built a textile empire in the United Kingdom which supplied fabrics to the international fashion industry from the 40‘s.

The art market under the Occupation 1940-1944

Mémorial de la Shoah 17, rue Geoffroy l’Asnier, Paris

In the summer of 1941, the French government began confiscating businesses, real estate, financial assets and art works from Jews across the country. Victims of both Nazi and Vichy laws, French Jews were stripped of their property and excluded from every sphere of political, social and economic life – a prelude to their physical elimination. Meanwhile, during the Occupation of 1940-1944, France’s art market thrived.

Great British Jews: A Celebration

Jewish Museum London Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street, London

This playful exhibition celebrates the huge contribution that Jews have made to this country across a variety of cultural, scientific and commercial fields.

Free

Margaret Gardiner – A Life of Giving

The Pier Arts Centre Victoria Street, Stromness

Margaret Gardiner was born on 22 April 1904. An early activist against fascism and war, in 1936 she became honorary secretary of For Intellectual Liberty, a rallying point throughout the Second World War for writers, artists and academics in active defence of peace, liberty and culture.

Free

Between Worlds

Glyndebourne Archive Gallery, Lewes

An exhibition exploring the founding and early years of the Glyndebourne Festival

Fifth Biennial Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize Exhibition

Piano Nobile Kings Place 90 York Way, London

Celebrating contemporary British and Irish self-portraiture, the Ruth Borchard prize offers a unique opportunity for new and established artists to compete for £10,000 and an opportunity for their work to be purchased for the Ruth Borchard Next Generation Collection.

Edith Tudor-Hart and Wolfgang Suschitzky

Tate Britain Millbank, London

Following the rise of Fascism in Vienna in the 1930s, brother and sister Edith Tudor-Hart (1908–73) and Wolfgang Suschitzky (1912–2016) found sanctuary in Britain, where both became leading documentary photographers. This display offers a rare opportunity to see a substantial group of photographs by brother and sister together.

Free

Ellen Ettlinger: A Folklorist Flees the Nazis

Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road, Oxford

This display marks the eightieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War by highlighting the work of Ellen Ettlinger, a Jewish folklorist who was forced to flee Germany in 1938 due to persecution by the Nazi regime.

Free

Walter Nessler: Post-war Optimist

Pallant House Gallery 8-9 North Pallant, Chichester

A significant display of the work of German-born artist Walter Nessler

Friedrich Nagler: A Personal Mythology

Hove Museum and Art Gallery 19 New Church Road, Hove

Exhibition celebrating the extraordinary work of self-taught Jewish artist Friedrich Nagler, who fled Nazi-occupied Austria in 1938.

Free

The Bauhaus in Britain

Tate Britain Millbank, London

This free display considers connections between Germany’s Bauhaus School (1919–33) and the visual arts in Britain

Free

Grete Marks

Pallant House Gallery 8-9 North Pallant, Chichester

An exhibition of intimate portrait paintings and drawings by Grete Marks

Free

Brave New Visions

St George Street Gallery, Sotheby's 1-2 St George Street, London

Brave New Visions shows how in bleak post-war London, a group of émigrés who had found sanctuary in Britain in the 1930s re-made their lives and introduced avant-garde European and British artists such as Naum Gabo, Oskar Kokoschka, Kurt Schwitters, Graham Sutherland and Ben Nicholson to the broader public.

Brave New Visions

St George Street Gallery, Sotheby's 1-2 St George Street, London

A group of émigrés, who had fled Nazi-dominated Europe, resolved to embrace the future and introduce avant-garde European and British artists to the public and press.

Free

ART-EXIT: 1939 A Very Different Europe

12 Star Gallery Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London

The exhibition shines a spotlight on a very different Europe 80 years ago in the lead up to, and the start of, WW2. It features the forced journeys of many of central Europe’s most distinguished and pioneering artists, who fled tyranny in search of artistic and personal freedoms.

Free

Marie Neurath: Picturing Science

The House of Illustration 2 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London

Marie Neurath – an émigré graphic designer and author, led a team at the Isotype Institute that produced over 80 illustrated children’s books from 1944-1971. The pioneering collaboration between researchers, artists and writers produced infographics and illustrated diagrams to explain scientific concepts.

£4 – £8.25