Category Archives: News and Events

What did you think about the exhibition, 100 images of migration? Some quotes from Hackney…

Thank you for the sharing! Thank you for your support as it is what gives sense to the exhibition and to the Migration Museum Project! ‘As an immigrant myself from Nigeria, some of the stories and pictures really hit home. … Continue reading

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100 images of migration on tour!

Our exhibition, 100 images of migration is on tour. After being hosted at Hackney Museum and Senate House of the University of London, it is now up at Freedom From Torture’s centre near Finsbury Park. You can view it there … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bushra Nasir, Chair of the Education committee

Bushra Nasir, recently retired renowned Plashet School head teacher, has agreed to take on chairing our education committee. As well as an impressive track record as head teacher, Bushra is also committed to Queen Mary’s University, Mosaic and has served … Continue reading

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Forthcoming events

  Coming soon…

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Media coverage of our exhibition 100 images of migration

The Economist : An inconvenient truth. An exhibition to change Britons’ views of immigration is launched BBC News London : Hackney exhibition portrays 100 years of migration ITN Source : Photography: ’100 Images of Migration’ exhibition at Hackney Museum One … Continue reading

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New edition of Bloody Foreigners: The Story of Immigration to Britain, by Robert Winder, Abacus 2013

The story of the way Britain has been settled and influenced by foreign people is as old as the land itself. In this original, important and inspiring book, Robert Winder tells of the remarkable migrations that have founded and defined … Continue reading

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New Education Officer

We’re delighted to announce that we have now recruited a new Education Officer. Thank you to everyone who applied, the standard of candidates was exceedingly high. We look forward to updating everyone with the progress of our fledgling Education Programme … Continue reading

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Newsletter

Read our June 2013 newsletter here

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The Guardian: Where is Britain’s Ellis Island?

Hugh Muir has written about us in the Guardian as part of his “Hideously diverse Britain” series. You can read his article here.

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How We Got Here

We have a new on-line brochure where you can read all about our progress to date, and our future plans for the Migration Museum Project. See below to find out more: Full Screen View

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