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12:00 - 13:30 26 October 2013

Black Bloomsbury: A walking tour


UCL Art Museum | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Join exhibition curators Gemma Romain and Caroline Bressey on a walking tour through Bloomsbury, exploring histories of the African and Asian presence in the area during the 1920s and 1930s. Learn about the Indian Students Union and Hostel of the YMCA, black visitors to the British Museum Reading Room, the fight against the ‘colour bar’ in the area, and Slade artists’ drawing and painting this black presence.


Martine Rouleau
+44 (0)20 7679 2540 | m.rouleau@ucl.ac.uk