January/February 2021 – Diary Dates

Posted on 14/1/2021

Belsize Community Library
Friends of BCL bcltalks@yahoo.com

Friends of BCL present:
“Pandemics old and new”, Laura Spinney, writer and science journalist, talks about the parallels between the ‘Spanish’ ‘flu of 1918 and our current Covid 19 pandemic.
Thursday, 18th February at 19.30 via Zoom; meeting ID 889 6466 1765, no password required.

Burgh House
Continues until Saturday, 7th March: A Nest of Gentle Artists.  Exhibition draws together works by Hampstead’s Randolphe Schwabe, his students and contemporaries, from the early 20th century. Art Gallery, free entry.
Online exhibition: The Prospect of Happiness, Liz Matthews. Drawing together portraits of some beloved London houses and views. See here
Online exhibition: Artists who love trees. Robert Eagle Fine Art. Art from a diverse group of contemporary artists, taking inspiration from trees. See here

Camden Arts Centre
Beyond The Visible, directed by Halina Dyrschka, is a film about Hilma af Klint’s life and work, it chronicles her pioneering artistic practice and mystical view of the world, from the beginning of her career at Stockholm’s Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts. Find out more and watch here. Continues until 23rd December and maybe later.
Exhibition “The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and the Cosmic Tree”. 
Humanity’s place in the natural order is under scrutiny as never before, held in a precarious balance between visible and invisible forces: from the microscopic threat of a virus to the monumental power of climate change. 24.09.20. – 28.02.21. For details go here.

Isokon Gallery (Please check here prior to visiting)
The 2020 Exhibition:  Jacques Groag, architect and furniture designer, and Jacqueline Groag, textile and pattern designer, were two celebrated residents of the Isokon in the 1940s and early 1950s, yet due to split residence between three countries, which often did not communicate with each other in the 20th century, the tremendous scope of work of these second-wave Viennese Modernists has only recently become known. Learn more here

Keats House (Please read visit guidelines here)
is open for one hour visits at 11.00, 12.15. 14.15. and 15.30 on specific days only. These may be prebooked on Eventbrite.