BRITISH LIBRARY - Maps and the 20th Century (to 1 March 2017); concession & Art Fund member reductions (The main collection is free to access)
BRUNEI GALLERY (SOAS, University of London) - Textiles of the Silk Road (18 January to 25 March 2017) FREE
KEW GARDENS - permanent gallery of botanic paintings by Marianne North - this may link in with Judy's talk on women explorers. (included with entrance charge to Kew Gardens)
NATIONAL GALLERY - Australia's Impressionists (to 26 March 2017); concession/Art Fund reductions.
BRITISH MUSEUM - Art of South Africa (to 26 February); concessions & Art Fund reductions
ROYAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, Kensington Gore - check website for short temporary "travel" exhibitions
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, Greenwich - permanent displays about various expeditions
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY - good for "images" of explorers plus varying "temporary" free displays
UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA, NORWICH (Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts) - permanent collection of art from all cultures; current (chargeable) exhibition until 12th February 2017 is the Art & Life in the Pacific - Fiji; curated in collaboration with the Museum of Arch & Anth here in Cambridge.
CAMBRIDGE SEMINARS ON THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY, 5.30pm Tuesday 21st February at Emmanuel College -’From curiosity to treasure: Mr Selden's map of China’
Museum of Arch & Anth here in Cambridge ( - forthcoming exhibition stating 8 March 2017 and running to 22 April 2018 (!) entitled Explorations & Expressions of Indigenous South Asia


World Exploration:Themes and Quests

 Course HIS42 Spring 2017