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‘Oh I Was Very Lucky, London 1944’ by Priscilla Thornycroft.

Earlier this year during the planning of our current exhibition Architecture of War 

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IWM London now – partially – reopen

Last week IWM London partially re-opened. If you’ve been following this blog you’ll know that we are transforming IWM London to mark the Centenary of the First World War in 2014, creating new spaces and new ways for you to explore our unique collections.

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Reading a Blue Print for the Manufacture of a Naval Gun by Leslie Cole © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 1440)

Reading a Blue Print for the Manufacture of a Naval Gun by Leslie Cole © IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 1440)

As a new curator in the team which look after our superb art collection, I was delighted to be invited to curate the upcoming art exhibition Architecture of War.

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Merely to remind you that........TIME FLIES

Merely to remind you that……..TIME FLIES © IWM (Art.IWM PST 3703)

Summer is just around the corner and it is now only three months until we partially re-open on 29 July. To mark the three month countdown here’s a sneak peak what’s on from July at IWM London…

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IWM Youth Advisors in the Atrium during construction, April 2013

Hi, I’m Amelia. I’m currently undertaking a student volunteer placement at IWM London and was lucky enough to join the IWM Youth Advisors Ruben, Elana, Zipporah, Kevin and Josiah for their April meeting. This was a packed day focusing on the changes that the museum is currently undergoing.

We started with an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour led by Geoff Burningham, Senior Construction Manager. It was a brilliant chance to see first-hand the redevelopment of the museum. It was amazing to see how much the museum has already changed and to use our imaginations to picture what it will look like in the future.

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