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Our talks series explores a variety of subjects ranging from transport past and present, art and design, to London and city living.

Talk: Poster Girls: A curator’s perspective

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Date: Thursday 11 October 2018
Location: Covent Garden
Time: 19:00 – 20:30
Tickets: Adults £12; Concessions and LTM Friends £10

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Take a peek behind the scenes of Poster Girls: a century of art and design, with exhibition co-curator David Bownes. Hear about the considerations and challenges involved in displaying this varied body of work, and in championing its important messages. This talk will bring a focus to the design significance of the artworks, and celebrate the women who created them.

Talk: Poster Girls: History under wraps

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Date: Thursday 8 November 2018
Location: Covent Garden
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Tickets: Adults £12; Concessions and LTM Friends £10

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Join us for a special evening at London Transport Museum, where we will be joined by author and historian and Emmanuelle Dirix as she interprets our exhibition Poster Girls through the particular lens of fashion and textiles. Discover the golden age of women’s poster design in the interwar period, the historical and social changes that made this possible and how these changes influenced the designs themselves.