Entries by KQ

Foundling Museum acquires the Duchess of Manchester portrait

The Foundling Museum has acquired a painting of Isabella, Duchess of Manchester, one of Thomas Coram’s key female supporters in the establishment of the Foundling Hospital. This is a significant acquisition for the Museum, being the only portrait of a female supporter of the Foundling Hospital to hang permanently in the Museum’s Picture Gallery.

Guest Post: Venus Unwrapped

In this guest post Helen Wallace, Programme Director at Kings Place and curator of Venus Unwrapped reflects on how women have been written out of music history, and how vital their music really is.

Knowledge Quarter Codes

The ‘Knowledge Quarter Codes’ event series brings together anyone working in the Knowledge Quarter with an interest in the computational methods and technology behind research and innovation.

We are hiring: Events Intern

We are looking to hire an Events Intern to support and lead the scheduling and organisation of our popular events programme, including private views, breakfast discussions and roundtables, as well as our annual conference and festival.

Introducing TAP London

Introducing TAP London a non-profit organisation working in partnership with Mayor of London to set up contactless giving to tackle homelessness across London. The charity is looking for window space and counter-top hosts across London. There is no cost to the host organisations, and they can cancel their involvement at any time.

UK Innovation Districts and Knowledge Quarters – Driving More Productive Growth

The consulting and engineering firm Arup has released a report outlining the importance of innovation districts to the UK economy. The firm has been working with the UK Innovation Districts Group (IDG), a body established in October 2017, which represents six major innovation districts across the UK. The report makes the case for increased government funding into UK innovation districts. Read the report in full here.