Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London

Art, Identity, Migration

Ben Uri’s Centenary Year 2015: Future Plans and Goals

Ben Uri has had a rich and varied 100 year history from art society to museum, with many great achievements along the way in art, research and education. However, Ben … Continue reading

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Ben Uri’s Centenary Year 2015: What has Ben Uri Achieved?

In 2015 Ben Uri will reach its centenary year. From humble beginnings as an East End Yiddish art society, Ben Uri has grown into an art museum and educational organisation … Continue reading

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Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition – Art, Identity, Migration: A century of the Ben Uri Collection 1915 – 2015

Ben Uri’s Centenary Exhibition marks 100 years since the founding of the Ben Uri Art Society in 1915, in an East-End restaurant. The organisation was originally conceived as a space … Continue reading

April 20, 2014

The Perks of Being an Intern

Since I have been part of the Ben Uri Gallery as an intern, more specifically as part of the Social Media and Web Team, I have discovered how much fun … Continue reading

January 2, 2014

Art and Fashion: A love story

Whether fashion will ever be considered art is impossible to say, however, it is undeniable that there are strong crossovers: simply put, couture has permeated art. Fashion is no longer … Continue reading

December 5, 2013

“Uproar!” Roaring start for the rebellious exhibition

On Thursday October 31st I attended the Private View of Ben Uri’s new exhibition: “Uproar!” and I have to say, I felt quite lucky by the end of the evening. Celebrating The … Continue reading

November 30, 2013

Sarah Lightman

As an intern at the gallery, I was looking through the Ben Uri collection online and was inspired by a drawing I found by the graphic artist Sarah Lightman, It’s … Continue reading

November 5, 2013

Brian Taylor ‘A Consistent Vision’ Private View

As an intern at Ben Uri, I was lucky enough to be invited along to the private viewing of the current memorial exhibition – Brian Taylor RBS 1935-2013 ‘A Consistent … Continue reading

October 9, 2013

Sunshine and Contemporary Portraiture at Ben Uri Art Workshop

Ben Uri held its first Summer School in August, a three-day project that coincided with the gallery’s exhibition ‘Looking In: Photographic Portraits by Maud Sulter and Chan-Hyo Bae’. The course gave … Continue reading

October 1, 2013

Inside Ben Uri’s Intern Development Programme

Social Media Intern Marie Phelps takes a closer look at Ben Uri’s uniquely structured Intern Development Programme. The art and media industry is a decidedly difficult one to get into … Continue reading

August 16, 2013

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