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 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

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

Friedrich Nagler: A Personal Mythology

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

Free

The Bauhaus in Britain

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

Free

Grete Marks

An exhibition of intimate portrait paintings and drawings by Grete Marks

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

The Bauhaus in Bristol

The Ken Stradling Collection 48 Park Row, Bristol

The Ken Stradling Collection is very pleased to be taking part in the international celebrations marking the centenary of the Bauhaus.

Free

The Art of Eugene Halliday and Käthe Schuftan

Tan-y-Garth Hall Retreat Pontfadog, Llangollen

Käthe Schuftan was a Jewish artist who escaped from Berlin in June 1939. Her work was linked with both Käthe Kollwitz and the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) movement, including Otto Dix and George Grosz.

Selected dates from September to April

Free

20:20 Stories of Moving Lineage

London College of Communication Elephant and Castle

20:20 is a multimedia, touring arts and heritage project that casts a long lens over the personal memories of refugee families who arrived in the UK from 1999 onwards from Kosovo and other major global conflicts.

Art Aiding Politics: Hampstead in the 1930s and ’40s

Burgh House and Hampstead Museum Burgh House, New End Square, London

Hampstead has been a place of refuge, reflection and community for centuries. This exhibition aims to show the response of some of its most creative residents to the tumultuous political events of the early twentieth century; from the Spanish Civil War to the rise of the Nazi party and the outbreak of the Second World War and beyond.

Free

Platforma 5 : Kent & Medway

Poster image: A Hostile Environment, 2019 - original artwork by Adam Chodzko, commissioned for Platforma 5 by Counterpoints Arts Kent & Medway Platforma is our biennial festival that spotlights local and national work about displacement and migration. Each edition of the festival is produced in collaboration with different partners and takes place in a different part of the UK, showcasing…

Beyond Bauhaus – Modernism in Britain 1933–66

Architecture Gallery, RIBA 66 Portland Place, London

This exhibition revisits the impact of three notable Bauhaus émigrés: Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and László Moholy-Nagy. Centred on the brief period of 1934-37, when they came to live and work in Britain, it traces this fertile moment in British architectural history and considers where its legacy has had the most enduring impact.

Free

Migrations: Masterworks from the Ben Uri Collection

Museum of Gloucester Brunswick Road, Gloucester

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-Louise von Motesiczky

Tate Britain Millbank, London

This free display covers the life and work of Marie-Louise von Motesiczky alongside other émigrés who escaped Nazi Europe for the relative safety of Britain.

Free

Living with the wire: guided walks

As part of the Isle of Man’s annual Heritage Open Day weekends in October, there will be a programme of guided walks around the Island’s capital, Douglas and nearby Onchan, looking at the sites of various Second World War civilian internment camps.