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08 October 2019A Day of Persuasion through Graphic Art
04 July 2019Kew Gardens
30 May 2019Peterborough Cathedral and Elton Hall
12 March 2019Museum of the Jewellery quarter and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery-
06 February 2019Anglo Saxon Kingdoms Exhibition & The London Canal Museum
06 September 2018LEIGHTON HOUSE MUSEUM AND 18 STAFFORD TERRACE-Limited to 30 people
16 July 2018PRIVATE TOURS OF SOMERSET HOUSE & THE COURTHAULD GALLERY- NOW SOLD OUT
07 June 2018SOUTHILL HOUSE AND KATHY BROWN'S GARDEN
15 May 2018THE NATIONAL STUD & NATIONAL HERITAGE CENTRE FOR HORSERACING AND SPORTING ART, NEWMARKET
11 April 2018ROYAL ACADEMY & QUEENS GALLERY BUCKINGHAM PALACE
07 February 2018THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE AND FREEMASONS’ HALL
08 November 2017The Charterhouse and the Museum of the Order of St John - limited to 40 people
05 September 2017Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a Hindu Temple
19 July 2017Luton Hoo Walled Garden & Traditional Afternoon Tea
12 July 2017British Library and St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel
16 June 2017Waddesdon Manor & Gardens
16 May 2017Chelsea Physic Garden and Fulham Palace

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A Day of Persuasion through Graphic Art
Tuesday 08 October 2019

Special Exhibition at The National Army Museum-  The Art of Persuasion  by Abram Games

A Guided tour by the curator of this major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as “Official War Poster Artist” during the 2nd World War. Always direct, and occasionally controversial, Game’s wartime posters have left a legacy that continues to influence the art of persuasion employed by visual designers today. He is considered to be amongst Britain’s greatest 20th century graphic designers despite one of his posters being banned by Churchill and another being withdrawn by the War Office after a heated debate in Parliament. The craft is intimately connected with selling things and Games did his share of advertising design, for Guinness, Shell and the Times, but those who remember him say he was never comfortable with commercial work. His most powerful works, and the ones about which he cared most, were for good causes. A “Poster boy of principles” !

The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

The Museum started in 2005 in Gloucester and is based around 12,000 items put together by Robert Opie. In 2005 it moved to Notting Hill and in 2015 moved again to its current larger location.  See the history of the Museum’s collection and the story of our consumer culture from Victorian to present days. Explore the Museum’s Time Tunnel and Branding Hall at our own pace. Robert Opie is considered to be an expert in the field and had his first exhibition in 1975 at the V & A on the “Pack Age”. There is also a temporary exhibition which will be exploring sustainable packaging, this exhibit showcases latest initiatives by brands including Tesco, Waitrose.

Cost £47 includes coach, guided Curator tour at National Army Museum Art of Persuasion exhibition, morning coffee & pastry, lunch that you preselect on booking, self-guided tour at the Museum of Brands and afternoon tea and cake. Usual Pick up points.

Please note coach journeys into London and now slighlty more expensive due to congestion charge increases.

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