New Exhibition Opening at the Borthwick Institute

Posted on 3 February 2014

Pioneering Spirit: Maud MacCarthy - Mysticism, Music and Modernity, a free exhibition opens Friday 7th February at the Borthwick Institute for Archives

Mysticism, Music and Modernity

Curated by the Enchanted Modernities Network, the exhibition explores the extraordinary life and career of Maud MacCarthy (1882–1967) and her extensive cultural networks in Britain and India in the first part of the twentieth century. MacCarthy's active life as a professional violinist, writer on music and the visual arts, social campaigner and committed mystic is highlighted through a selection of material from the MacCarthy/Foulds Family Papers archive collection held at the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York (Raymond Burton Library, second floor).

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