Mann at War

Manx Museum Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom

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


Marianne Grant Holocaust Artworks

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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


Lucie Rie: Ceramics and Buttons

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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


Internment – Living with the Wire

Manx Museum Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom

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


Refuge: The Art of Belonging

Abbot Hall Art Gallery Kendal, Cumbria, United Kingdom

This exhibition tells the story of artists who entered Britain between 1933 and 1945 as a result of Nazi occupation

Free – £7.70

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

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

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.

Anya Lewin: More than Stories: A Film Trilogy

John Hansard Gallery 142-144 Above Bar Street, Southampton, United Kingdom

More than Stories is an exhibition comprising a trilogy of films inspired by Anya Lewin’s family photographs and stories, and their interconnections with history and public archives. Each film has at its heart the haunted memories of Jewish life embedded in a particular story passed down to Lewin by her father.

The Gift of Music: Cosman Collection

Royal College of Music Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Prince Consort Road, London, South Kensigton, United Kingdom

This evening of art, music and history celebrates the donation to the Royal College of Music of Milein Cosman’s collection of drawings of musicians.


The Merzspiel

Theatre by the Lake Studio Theatre by the Lake, Lakeside, Keswick, Cumbria, United Kingdom

KURT SCHWITTERS has hijacked the body of British actor PAUL BRIGHTWELL in order to re-present MERZ, his one-man art movement, live on stage

£7 – £12

Jewish History Month 2019

The theme of this year's Jewish History Month is Big Screen Little Screen, Jews in British Cinema and Television.

Albert Reuss in Mousehole

Penlee House Gallery & Museum Morrab Road, Penzance, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Interior II (Stones and Wood), oil on canvas, 1971, by Albert Reuss Penlee House Museum and Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall The Artist as Refugee This exhibition commemorates Albert Reuss (1889-1975) who was a Jewish émigré artist. Born in Vienna, he fled to England in 1938 to escape Nazi persecution, losing family, possessions and his reputation as an artist. In 1948, he…

Britain and the British in Novels and Memoirs

University of London Senate House Room 243, Malet Street, London, London, United Kingdom

Lecture given by member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London


Aspects of Exile – Lecture Series

University of London Senate House Room 243, Malet Street, London, London, United Kingdom

Series of lectures, organised by the Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies, at the University of London’s Institute for Modern Languages Research