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.

Refuge: The Art of Belonging

Abbot Hall Art Gallery Kendal

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

Free – £7.70

Anya Lewin: More than Stories: A Film Trilogy

John Hansard Gallery 142-144 Above Bar Street, Southampton

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.

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

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…

Poetry Book Display

The National Poetry Library Level 5, Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London

A display of books by eleven poets from the National Poetry Library collection of refugee poets, or descendents of refugees, who came to Britain from Nazi Europe

René Halkett – from Bauhaus to Cornwall

Falmouth Art Gallery Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth

On the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Bauhaus, this exhibition showcases the work of one of its students, René Halkett (1900-1983), who studied under the renowned artists Klee and Kandinsky.

Free

Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain: Exhibition

The Aram Gallery 110 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London

During the mid-1930s and 1940s the Isokon flats and bar became a hub for creatives, including Bauhaus professors Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and László Moholy-Nagy. The three produced furniture, architecture and graphic art for Jack Pritchard’s Isokon design company.

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.

Talk: ‘Albert Reuss in Mousehole, The Artist As Refugee’

Royal Cornwall Museum River Street, Truro

Albert Reuss (1889-1975) 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 moved to Mousehole, Cornwall, where he continued to work as an artist, but his style changed dramatically, reflecting the trauma he had suffered.

£4 – £7