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

Free

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

Free

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

£7.50

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

Free

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.

René Halkett – from Bauhaus to Cornwall

Falmouth Art Gallery Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

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

The art market under the Occupation 1940-1944

Mémorial de la Shoah 17, rue Geoffroy l’Asnier, Paris, France

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.

Marie-Louise von Motesiczky

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery 53 New Walk, Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Display of gifted artworks

Insiders/Outsiders: Émigré Poster Designers

London Transport Museum Covent Garden Piazza, London, United Kingdom

London Transport commissioned many of the best émigré designers to produce some of the most distinctive posters on the network

Great British Jews: A Celebration

Jewish Museum London Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street, London, United Kingdom

This playful exhibition celebrates the huge contribution that Jews have made to this country across a variety of cultural, scientific and commercial fields.

Free

The Tailor of Inverness – Theatre Tour

The Tailor of Inverness is one of the most widely travelled and highly praised Scottish theatre productions of the last decade. Written and performed by Matthew Zajac

Margaret Gardiner – A Life of Giving

The Pier Arts Centre Victoria Street, Stromness, Orkney, United Kingdom

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

Maurice Blik Plasters: The Artist at Eighty

Sculpt Gallery Braxted Park Road, Gt. Braxted, Essex, United Kingdom

Born in Amsterdam, Holland in 1939 and having survived Bergen-Belsen concentration camp as a child, Maurice Blik arrived in the UK aged seven. The ability to come to terms with this and to confront the face of humanity that he had witnessed, stayed silent in him for some forty years until it found a voice in the passionate and exquisite sculpture he began to produce in the late 1980s.

Free

Showcasing Art History: Britain ∩ Europe

Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square Campus Penton Rise, London, Kings Cross, United Kingdom

Encounters in Art: Refugees from Nazi Europe and their Contribution to British Visual Culture