What’s on at the Migration Museum – Refugee Week, resident artist group show, Windrush Day and more

We’ve got a fantastic line-up over the next few weeks, including a comedy night and special Thursday late during Refugee Week, an intergenerational Windrush Day event, and the launch event for Borderless, a collective exhibition featuring all of the artists who have taken up residency in the art studio inside Room to Breathe.

More info below – check our website for full details of all upcoming exhibitions, events and activities.

We also recently hosted Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who pledged his support for a permanent national Migration Museum during a visit to our current venue in Lambeth on June 4.

No Direction Home – stand-up comedy
Tuesday 18 June 2019 | 7pm–9.30pm
£5 – book via Eventbrite

Laughter unites us: an evening of stand-up by comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds as part of Refugee Week 2019, hosted by Tom Parry and featuring a headline performance by Stefano Paolini.

Migration Lates: Refugee Week 2019
Thursday 20 June 2019 | 6pm–9pm
Free – register via Eventbrite

Join us for a special Refugee Week late opening featuring storytelling, performances, music, food and more.

Caribbean Takeaway Takeover – Identities and Stories
Until Sunday 30 June 2019
Free admission

An interactive art and sound installation showcasing stories of Windrush generation elders by artist EVEWRIGHT. The programme will include a Caribbean activity and spoken-word event on Windrush Day (22 June).

Until Sunday 28 July 2019
Free admission

A collective art exhibition, curated by artist-curator and educator Dima Karout, featuring all of the artists who have taken up residency in the art studio during our Room to Breathe exhibition: Habib Sadat, The New Art Studio, Ceyda Oskay, Shorsh Saleh and Belén L. Yáñez.

TalkingART Lates: Create, Curate, Communicate – with Dima Karout
Thursday 13 June 2019 | 6pm–9pm
Free – register via Eventbrite

As our resident artists’ group show opens, we invite you to meet the artists, hear about their residency experience, the educational programme and participatory artwork they’ve created in a discussion led by visual artist and educator Dima Karout.

Windrush Day – Caribbean Activity Day
Saturday 22 June 2019 | 2pm–4pm

An activity day bringing together elders who contributed to the Caribbean Takeaway Takeover: Identities and Stories installation with members of the public, as part of nationwide Windrush Day celebrations.

TalkingART Lates: Developing and Preserving Black British Stories – with EVEWRIGHT
Thursday 27 June 2019 | 6pm–8pm
Free – register via Eventbrite

Join contemporary artist EVEWRIGHT as he explores the ideas around alternative space and challenges perceptions of where art can be experienced and enjoyed.

5–6 July 2019 | 6.30pm–8pm
Migration Museum at The Workshop
£10 (£5 concessions)

Homework tells the stories of people who have experienced conflict, displacement, and education across east Africa in an immersive theatrical experience.

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