Josef Herman

Flowers Gallery 82 Kingsland Road, London

The first major exhibition for many years to trace the complex life journey of Polish-Jewish artist Josef Herman (1911-2000), from his escape from Nazi-occupied Europe in 1940 through his time spent in Glasgow, South Wales, London and Suffolk.

Inspiration & Processes: Janet Haig

Hampstead School of Art Penrose Gardens, London

Janet Haig is a Hampstead-based ceramicist, whose unique hand-crafted vessels and stoneware torsos have been shown in many galleries and featured in boutiques and magazines.

Free

A Ceramic Conversation

Hampstead School of Art Penrose Gardens, London

Janet Haig is a Hampstead-based ceramicist, whose unique hand-crafted vessels and stoneware torsos have been shown in many galleries and featured in boutiques and magazines. This talk provides an opportunity to understand the life of a maker, to ask questions and share your views.

Free

Albert Reuss Exhibition

Truro Cathedral High Cross, Truro

The works of Reuss are expected to attract art lovers and those interested in his story and will be an integral part of the Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 display and event.

Free

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.

Free

Talk: Albert Reuss, Artist and Refugee

Truro Cathedral High Cross, Truro

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on 27 January 1945, Susan Soyinka, Reuss’s biographer, will be in conversation with Revd John Halkes, who was a personal friend of the artist.

£5

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.

Dissent and Displacement Public Seminar Series

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery 53 New Walk, Leicester

Lived and Imagined Histories : Some Thoughts on the Work of First and Second Generation (Jewish) Visual Artists

Monica Bohm-Duchen, initiator and Creative Director of the Insiders/Outsiders Festival, presents the series’ opening seminar, in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester.

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.

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.

Free

Leave to Land: The Kitchener Camp Rescue, 1939

The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London

The Kitchener Camp has been largely forgotten today, but in 1939 this derelict army base on the Kent coast became the scene of an extraordinary rescue in which 4,000 men were saved from the Holocaust.