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Breaking the Rules: The Printed Face of the European Avant Garde 1900 – 1937

9 November 2007 – 30 March 2008

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Free Activities for February Half Term

Monday 18 February - Friday 22 February 2008

Join us for myths, tales and riddles in drop-in storytelling sessions exploring the Treasures of the British Library gallery.

Suitable for families with children aged 4-11 years.

Storytelling sessions
Daily from 11.30-12.15
Journey through the exhibition with storyteller Kevin Graal and discover more about the magical books, letters, maps and music on display in the Treasures gallery.

Storytelling workshops
Daily from 13.30-15.30
Join storyteller Kevin Graal as he uses stories to unlock hidden secrets behind some of the most exciting items in our collection. You can then create your own imaginative story!

FREE. No booking is required. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Meet at the Information Desk in the Entrance Hall of the British Library.

Free workshops for all ages

The Learning team is offering two new workshops to accompany this exhibition.

'Break the Rules' will explore the great changes that took place within the first four decades of the 20th century both historically and politically, paying special attention to the explosive avant garde art movements of the time. This workshop is available for all secondary school students, undergraduates, postgraduates and adult learning groups and will be of particular interest to those studying art and design.

'Play on Words' gives an opportunity for participants with an interest in creative writing to explore different techniques from both historical and contemporary avant garde literature. This workshop is available for all age groups, from primary (age 7 and above) and secondary students to undergraduates and postgraduates as well as adult learning groups. This workshop is also available as an extended study day. For more information please go to the British Library's Learning website.

Teachers' private view

Teachers and lecturers are invited to attend a private view of the exhibition on 5 December, from 18.30 onwards. As well as getting a chance to view the exhibition, visitors will also have the opportunity to experience part of a workshop and hear at talk from Stephen Bury, Head of European and American Collections and curator of the exhibition. Booking is essential. If you are interested in attending, please contact learning@bl.uk or call +44 (0)20 7412 7799.

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