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Testimonials from our exhibition hosts

"During the exhibition [E.H. Shepard: An Illustrator’s War] Museum Huis Doorn was visited by more than 11,000 visitors, a huge success. For our museum it has been a great pleasure working together with The House of Illustration. We received all the support we needed and all documentation on the exhibition in London was made available to us. The House of Illustration also played a vital role in bringing Museum Huis Doorn into contact with relevant organizations (museums, archives and galleries) in Great Britain. We wish we could do more projects with The House of Illustration in the near future."

- Cornelis van der Bas, Curator, Huis Doorn, The Netherlands

"We were delighted with Quentin Blake: Inside Stories. The exhibition received over 12,000 visitors – double the number of visitors we would normally expect to the gallery at this time, which resulted in better than expected Annual Pass sales for this period – and we were able to deliver some very popular learning events based around the exhibition."

- Pru Chambers, Marketing Manager, The Lightbox, Woking

"Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales was thrilled to be able to show the exhibition Quentin Blake: Inside Stories in 2016 as part of a programme of celebrations to mark the centenary of the birth of Roald Dahl in Cardiff.  The exhibition proved to be extremely popular with visitors and school groups.  There were 66,641 visits to the exhibition with a daily average of 600 visitors and a visitor conversion rate of 35%, making it one of the most successful we have held in the exhibition space in which it was shown.  Our Learning team developed fantastic resource material for school visits, which were fully booked.   It was a pleasure to work with the House of Illustration team to develop the exhibition to suit our space and our visitors."

- Beth McIntyre, Senior Curator, National Museum Wales

"Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle was privileged to be the first venue on the tour of House of Illustration's beautiful 'The BFG in Pictures' exhibition. The exhibition attracted almost 6000 visitors, who were thrilled by the chance to see the artworks in Carlisle and inspired to take part in a range of fun hands-on family events. The exhibition also provided a brilliant opportunity for our education team to create a fantastic literacy and storytelling session for local primary school children. One of the school children who took part in the sessions described it as the 'best day ever'"

- Tullie House