Since the 1958 publication of Michael Bond CBE’s first book, A Bear Called Paddington, more than 150 titles have been published in a variety of formats, and Paddington Bear has become popular around the world. Bond passed away in June 2017, and this exhibition is being held in memory of his work.
William Morris was one of the most prominent British artists and thinkers of the 19th century. This exhibition will display major works by Morris and other designers of the period, highlighting his life and the history of his designs.
«Strawberry Thief» 1883
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Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art presents an exhibition of Turner’s paintings. On display are some 120 watercolours, oils, and prints divided into four categories, namely, Topography, Seascapes, Landscapes of Antiquity and Mountains.
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HARROGATE BOROUGH COUNCIL
This musical is based on the 1911 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The story is set in the early years of the 20th century. Mary Lennox, a young English girl, born and raised in the British Raj, is orphaned by a cholera outbreak when she is 10 years old. She is sent away from India to Yorkshire, England, to live with relatives whom she has never met.
The New National Theatre Opera Studio, generally known simply as the NNT Opera Studio, was founded in April 1998 as Japan’s first theatre-affiliated training institute for those seeking a career in opera. Trainee singers are given a chance to appear on the stage of the New National Theatre Tokyo from the studio’s first semester, in order to acquire the skill to perform as opera singers. This year, trainee singers who entered the studio in 2016, 2017 and 2018 present this version of two operas: I Capuleti e i Montecchi, composed by Vincenzo Bellini, and Roméo et Juliette, composed by Charles Gounod. Both of the operas are based on the famous tragedy, Romeo and Juliet.
Executive Producer and Director Phil Grabsky, the British documentary film-maker behind Art on Screen, is the originator and pioneer of bringing exhibition-based art films to the cinema. Michelangelo: Love and Death, I, Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing will be screened this year.
Live-action/computer-animated comedy film directed by Will Gluck, based on the stories of Peter Rabbit created by Beatrix Potter. The film stars James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, Sam Neill, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki, and Margot Robbie.