UK & Programme Partner News: Bristol, Lincoln, V&A and more

There is a diverse selection of exhibitions opening over the next week at ITP-connected institutions in the UK:

Bristol Archives (part of ITP UK Partner Bristol Museums)
A New Beginning: rebuilding post-war Bristol
30 January – 25 May 2018
Photographs, archival documents and film showing how Bristol was redesigned and redeveloped, and began its recovery from the effects of war.

Suffragette_poster_parade 1911 © H. Searjeant

Suffragette poster parade, 1911. © H. Searjeant

Museum of London
Votes for Women
2 February 2018 – 6 January 2019
The exhibition features ‘iconic objects from the Museum’s vast Suffragette collection’ and forms part of national commemorations marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act.

The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire (ITP UK Partner)
Viewpoints: Faces & Collective Visions
3 February – 7 May 2018
‘Viewpoints brings together two photographers that work within the documentary genre, highlighting varied approaches to documenting the world today.’

Children's Chair

Children’s chair, Normandie, designed by Marc Simon and Jacqueline Duché, about 1934, France. © Miottel Museum, Berkeley

Victoria & Albert Museum
Ocean Liners: Speed and Style
3 February – 10 June 2018
‘Experience a unique journey through the design stories of the world’s greatest ocean liners, including the Titanic, Normandie, the Queen Mary and the Canberra, and find out how these impressive vessels helped shape the modern world.’

28_March_Treasures from Ethiopia
British Library
African Scribes: Manuscript Culture of Ethiopia 
6 February – 29 April 2018
‘This small display highlights the intellectual and artistic achievements of Ethiopian scribes, preservers and guardians of the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church’s literary output.’