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Did you know? The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation often contribute parts of the collection to museum and gallery exhibitions world-wide. This is something that Ray himself was very keen on, and is...

Did you know?

The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation often contribute parts of the collection to museum and gallery exhibitions world-wide. This is something that Ray himself was very keen on, and is still a practice we strongly believe in. 

Not only do we lend models from Ray's films but also Ray's artwork, artworks by other artists (including Gustave Dore and Frank Brangwyn), sculpture (by Ray and other artists including Barye), antiquarian books, and other film memorabilia (both related and unrelated to Ray's movies). 

There are currently three museums and galleries displaying models and artworks from The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation, including The Bill Douglas Centre, Exeter, UK (pictured below), Time and Tide Museum, Norfolk, UK, and the Cinémathèque Québécoise, Montreal, Canada. 
 
Some of our past exhibitions include the National Media Museum, New Walk Museum, Leicester, Dorset County Museum, Musees Gallo- Romains, Lyon, The London Film Museum, and the National Museums of Scotland.

If you are a museum looking for an exhibition with us, head over to http://harryhausenfoundation.com/exhibition-requests/ for more information or contact us at info@rayharryhausen.org.uk.

Have you seen part of the Foundation's collection in a museum or gallery near you? What did you think?

Finding Madge – A Granddaughter’s Journey

Opening an Etsy shop to sell my vintage collection was a conscious act to de-clutter. Naming the shop Madge’s Hatbox, after my grandmother, was loving nod to her years as a milliner. Then a chance remark by my aunt sent me on a journey in search of a hat shop my grandmother opened in 1917.
After securing funds for millinery supplies then traveling by herself from Kansas to Scooba, Mississippi to find her fortune, Madge’s courage and drive to succeed continues to be a daily inspiration.

The following is a series of articles chronicling my journey to try to find that hat shop. Hope you enjoy the ride.

I know I did.

A blog on vintage style inspired by my grandmother, Madge Beals Meredith, who was a milliner before she married Visit Blog!