BEHIND THE SCENES | Museum of the Home
event Thursday, 5 August 2021
access_time 9:30 am - 11:00 am
location_on Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8EA
**Please note this event is currently fully booked, a waitlist is in operation. If there is enough interest we will look to arrange a follow up tour at the beginning of September**
What does home mean to you?
The Museum of the Home (previously the Geffrye Museum) reopened in June 2021 following a major redevelopment by architects Wright & Wright, and an ambition to tell the story of home life in the UK – past, present and future. The new site has nearly doubled public space for dynamic programming and exhibitions - and includes a new collections library, street-facing café and replanted domestic gardens. At the heart of the scheme are the original eighteenth-century almshouse buildings – first converted into a museum in 1914 and now reimagined for the twenty-first century visitor.
Join Naila Yousef, Partner at Wright & Wright Architects, and Museum Director Sonia Solicari to explore the campus and the new vision - to reveal and rethink the ways we live in order to live better together.
***Become a member of the London Society. You'll get priority booking for events, discounted tickets, the Journal and free tickets for the annual Banister Fletcher Lecture. You can join here: https://www.londonsociety.org.uk/join.***
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