All Day

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


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.


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.


Child Survivors’ Drawings of the Genocide in Darfur

The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London

This exhibition features drawings by child survivors of the genocide and ethnic cleansing perpetrated by Sudanese government forces and the Janjaweed militia against non-Arab Darfuri people since 2003.


George Him: A Polish Designer for Mid-Century Britain

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

Spanning George Him’s long and versatile career as both an independent designer and as one half of the prolific Lewitt-Him partnership (1933-1954), the exhibition will include iconic wartime propaganda posters for the Ministries of Food and Information, corporate branding for El Al airlines and adverts for clients like Schweppes, Technicolor, the Post Office and The Times.

Naum Gabo

Tate St.Ives Porthmeor Beach, St Ives

Tate St Ives presents this major exhibition of one of the pioneers of constructivism, Naum Gabo.

Jacques & Jacqueline Groag: Architect & Designer

The Isokon Gallery Lawn Road, London

Jacques Groag, architect and furniture designer, and Jacqueline Groag, textile and pattern designer, were two celebrated residents of the Isokon building in the 1940s and early 1950s.

Between Two Worlds

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery Terrace Road, Buxton

Between Two Worlds explores the art created during this tumultuous period featuring work by John Minton, Fred Uhlman, Josef Herman and Ben Enwonwu. It draws exhibits from Derbyshire County Council’s collection, such as the bequest of Arto Funduklian, the son of Armenian émigrés, including work by Marc Chagall, Duncan Grant and Wyndham Lewis.

Festival of Belonging

Manchester Central Library St Peter's Square, Manchester

From March 7-14th – featuring one-off events and nights of comedy, theatre, storytelling, films and visual arts to examine how we assimilate in new places, explore what makes us feel that we belong and question what happens when we do not.

Only the Violins Remain: Alma and Arnold Rosé

Royal Academy of Music Marylebone Rd, London

The story of a father and daughter – icons of Austrian musical life – whose careers were cut short by the Nazis. Arnold fled to London but Alma was imprisoned in Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she led the Women’s Orchestra and saved the lives of many women prisoners, before perishing in the camp.