Exhibitions and events which we think may be of interest to IBIS members.

We welcome suggestions for additions to this list.

Modernist Magazine Illustration
Heath Robinson Museum
On until 25 June 2024

Fom around 1925 William Heath Robinson was commissioned to provide serious illustrations to short stories and articles in Pall Mall Magazine and its sister publication Good Housekeeping. Offering, perhaps, a slightly different view of the artist's skills, this exhibition includes illustrations for stories by Richmal Crompton, J. B. Priestly & Gerald Bullett and John van Druten.

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The Wonderful World of the Ladybird book artists
St Albans Museum, St Albans
On until 8 September 2024

A touring exhibition featuring hundreds of vintage Ladybird books and original watercolour illustrations, curated by ladybird book expert Helen Day.

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Bawden and Me
The Higgins, Bedford
On until 13 October 2024

Thirty artists and makers to respond to works by Edward Bawden in The Higgins Bedford Collection, including Lulu Guinness, Vicky Lindo, Sussex Lustreware, Rob Ryan, Angie Lewin, John Broadley, John Lawrence, Lu Mason, Matt Loughlin and a host of others.

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Paws, Claws, Tales & Roars: The Art of Brian Wildsmith
Cooper Gallery, Barnsley
On until 4 January 2025

For the first time Brian’s personal collection of over 40 colourful original illustrations, early works, drawings and paintings are on exhibition.

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Michael Rosen: The Illustrators
Heath Robinson Museum, Pinner
29 June to 22 September 2024

A new exhibition exploring Michael Rosen’s books and the many talented artists who have illustrated them throughout a career spanning more than 50 years.

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Tirzah Garwood: Beyond Ravilious
Dulwich Picture Gallery
19 November 2024 to 26 May 2025

The first major exhibition devoted to the artist and designer Tirzah Garwood (1908-1951) since 1952.

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