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Migration Museum exhibits new installation by EVEWRIGHT to mark75th anniversary of Windrush (28/03/2023)
The Migration Museum is exhibiting a new installation by multidisciplinary visual artist EVEWRIGHT as part of this year’s Windrush 75 anniversary celebrations, exploring the artist’s own perspectives on growing up in Lewisham as the child of parents from the Windrush generation.
Migration Museum secures permanent home in the City of London (21/02/2023)
The Migration Museum has today (Tuesday 21 February 2023) been given the green light for a permanent home in the City of London.
We Are All Connected – new Migration Museum exhibition spotlights work by six Ukrainian artists (14/11/2022)
The Migration Museum in London is launching a new exhibition on 1 December 2022 featuring works by six Ukrainian artists. We Are All Connected is a multimedia exhibition exploring themes of migration, identity and resilience amid the ongoing war.
Migrant Makers Market – new concept store opens in London shopping centre exclusively selling products from migrant-owned businesses (01/04/2022)
At a time when the British high street is dominated by store closures, the Migration Museum launches an immersive concept store to showcase the vibrancy of business in Britain when borders remain open.
Taking Care of Business – new immersive exhibition in London shopping centre puts migrant entrepreneurs at the heart of Britain’s story (01/04/2022)
Taking Care of Business, a new exhibition shining a light on the central role that migrant entrepreneurs have played in shaping our lives – and Britain – opens on 9 April at the Migration Museum in the heart of a London shopping centre.
Football Moves People – Euros campaign highlights how migration has shaped football (11/06/2021)
The Migration Museum is launching a new campaign running throughout the Euros this summer highlighting how migration has shaped the beautiful game.
Departures – A new podcast exploring 400 years of emigration from Britain (23/11/2020)
Departures is a new podcast from the Migration Museum launching on Thursday 26 November. In a podcast series accompanying the Migration Museum’s exhibition Departures: 400 Years of Emigration from Britain, Mukti Jain Campion speaks to people who are shedding new light on this often hidden history.
Departures – immersive exhibition explores 400 years of emigration from Britain (30/10/2020)
Departures, a new immersive exhibition exploring 400 years of emigration from Britain from the Mayflower to the present day through personal narratives, contemporary art and a range of media, opens today (30 October 2020) at the Migration Museum in London.
Migration Museum appoints Charles Gurassa as Chair and seeks new Trustees (24/03/2021)
The Migration Museum is announcing a number of changes to its Board and launching a large-scale Trustee recruitment drive to equip it with the leadership, skills and representation needed to deliver a landmark national Migration Museum for Britain.
Migration Museum appoints new Trustees to help deliver major new cultural destination (18/10/2021)
The Migration Museum has appointed five new Trustees to its Board to help the charity build on the success of its current home in the heart of a busy South London shopping centre and establish a highly relevant and accessible permanent cultural destination that puts migration at the heart of national stories, narratives and conversations.
Heart of the Nation – exhibition highlights vital role played by migrants in the NHS (05/10/2020)
Heart of the Nation: Migration and the Making of the NHS is a new digital exhibition from the Migration Museum launching today (5 October 2020), shining a light on the stories and experiences of people who have come to Britain to work in the National Health Service (NHS) over the past 72 years.
Migration Museum finds new home in Lewisham Shopping Centre (27/01/2020)
Britain’s first museum dedicated to exploring how the movement of people to and from the UK across the ages has shaped who we are is opening at a new venue in the heart of a busy South London shopping centre on Friday 14 February 2020.
The Migration Museum will stage a dynamic series of exhibitions, events and education workshops in 2020 from Unit 11 in Lewisham Shopping Centre (SE13 7HB) – a large space that was previously a branch of retailer H&M.
Unlock your family’s story at the Migration Museum’s Family History Day (19/09/2019)
With the increasing popularity of online genealogy tools and DNA testing kits, and the long-running success of programmes such as Who do you think you are?, there is a growing desire to find out where we come from and to uncover the stories of the ancestors that brought us here. But many of us don’t know where to start – or have become stuck in our research and don’t know where to turn next.
The Migration Museum’s Family History Day, taking place in central London on Saturday 2 November 2019, offers an accessible way for audiences of all ages and backgrounds to unlock and explore their family’s story.
Migrants Mean Business series highlights enormous contribution of migrants to British business (21/03/2019)
The Migration Museum, in association with Allianz Global Investors, is launching a new conversation series with prominent British business leaders with migrant backgrounds.
Migrants Mean Business is a series of five in-conversation events, to be held in 2019/20, providing insight into the personal and professional stories of some of the country’s most influential business figures, while shining a light on the long, varied and important contribution of migrants to all aspects of British life.
New exhibition takes you on an immersive journey into the lives of new arrivals to Britain (01/11/2018)
Room to Breathe is a new immersive exhibition opening on Thursday 1 November 2018 at the Migration Museum in London, inviting you to discover and explore personal stories from generations of new arrivals to Britain.
Migration Museum highlights diversity of England team ahead of first World Cup match (18/06/2018)
The Migration Museum highlighted the diversity of the England team in a campaign to coincide with England’s first World Cup game against Tunisia on 18 June 2018 asking what the starting XI would look like without the impact of first and second-generation immigrants.
New exhibition explores seven migration moments that changed Britain (20/09/2017)
Amid uncertainty over Brexit, No Turning Back: Seven Migration Moments that Changed Britain, a new exhibition at the Migration Museum at The Workshop examines seven previous moments that have had profound effects on Britain and its people.
New museum puts migration at heart of Britain’s national story (26/04/2017)
The Migration Museum at The Workshop, opening in London today (Wednesday 26 April 2017), will fill a clear gap in our cultural landscape at a critical moment for Britain.
Call me by my name: stories from Calais and beyond (20/05/2016)
Call me by my name: stories from Calais and beyond is a ground-breaking multimedia exhibition, to be staged by the Migration Museum Project in London in June, a momentous month that sees both the EU referendum and Refugee Week. It explores the complexity and human stories behind the current migration crisis, with a particular focus on the Calais camp.
The evolving dynamics of the refugee and migration response (02/12/2016)
The Migration Museum Project (MMP) is jointly hosting an event in London on December 2, exploring the evolving dynamics of the current refugee and migration ‘crisis’ and our responses to it.