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The Museum of English Rural Life

University of Reading

Redlands Road

Reading

RG1 5EX

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The Hogarth Press at 100

in connection with the 27th annual international conference on Virgina Woolf From June 12th 2017 To August 31st 2017 | Usual museum opening times

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Details

From June 12th 2017
To August 31st 2017
Time Usual museum opening times
Cost Free

Location

The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5EX
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2017 marks the centenary of the founding of the Hogarth Press. This exhibition is a celebration of Leonard and Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press as a key intervention in modernist and women's writing, and marks its importance to independent publishing and bookselling.

The exhibition features contemporary artwork responding to the centenary and original artwork, woodblocks, archival objects and documents from the archives of the Hogarth Press, held in the University of Reading's Special Collections.

The exhibition accompanies the 27th annual conference on Virginia Woolf at the University of Reading from June 29th to July 2nd. For more information visist www.woolf2017.com 

 

Illustration by Richard Kennedy, author of 'A Boy at the Hogarth Press' (1972), courtesy of John Randle of the Whittington Press (c) estate of Richard Kennedy

What's on

The Hogarth Press at 100

  • From June 12th 2017 To August 31st 2017
  • Usual museum opening times
  • Free

Summer holidays at The MERL

  • From July 22nd 2017 To September 3rd 2017
  • Usual museum opening times (Closed Mondays)
  • Free admission

Extended Hours Night: New Ladybird Acquisitions

  • August 31st 2017
  • 5-9pm
  • Free

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