Alphonse Mucha expressed his outrage at the cultural excesses of the Austro Hungarian empires desire to annihilate Czech culture. His 1912 poster the Lottery of National Unity was an elegant campaign for funds needed to support the private schools devoted to preserving the Czech language in the face of Teutonic repression.
Andreas Schleicher to visit New ZealandHe will address two breakfast meetings, in Auckland and Wellington, on ‘Education and Equity’ and meet with members of the Minister of Education’s Cross Sector Forum on Raising Achievement. He will also address a meeting in Wellington at The Treasury on Tuesday, 9 July.
Louise Jane Jopling (née Goode, later Rowe) by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt oil on canvas, 1879 48 7/8 in. x 30 1/8 in. (1240 mm x 765 mm) Purchased with help from the Art Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2002 Primary Collection NPG 6612
Heritage Lottery Fund You can apply for funding from £3,000 - £10,000 through First World War: then and now. This grant programme is for community projects that focus on the First World War, with a short application and quick decision.
Heritage Lottery boss visits Whitehaven http://www.cumbriacrack.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/IMG_2907.jpg THE BEACON Museum was delighted to welcome Nathan Lee, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund North West on Friday (12 May). http://www.cumbriacrack.com/2017/05/17/heritage-lottery-boss-visits-whitehaven/