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November 2023

17
November
Friday
An Artist in Silk

An Artist in Silk

17 November 2023 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Braintree District Museum, Manor Street
Braintree, CM7 3HW United Kingdom

Join us at Braintree Museum and the Warner Textile Archive to explore the history of silk design in the nineteenth century!

24
November
Friday
Material Power Palestinian Embroidery

Material Power Palestinian Embroidery

24 November 2023 @ 10:00 am - 7 April 2024 @ 5:00 pm
Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road
Manchester, M15 6ER United Kingdom

Embroidery is the most important cultural material of Palestine. This ancient practice is characterised by remarkable beauty and complexity.

January 2024

19
January
Friday
Lubaina Himid: Lost Threads

Lubaina Himid: Lost Threads

January 19 @ 10:00 am - April 21 @ 5:00 pm
The Holburne Museum, Great Pulteney Street
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom

Lubaina Himid’s 'Lost Threads' will see 400 metres of vibrant Dutch wax fabric transform the spaces of the Holburne Museum.

26
January
Friday
Andy Warhol: The Textiles

Andy Warhol: The Textiles

January 26 @ 10:00 am - May 18 @ 5:00 pm
Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1LT United Kingdom

The first exhibition in Scotland exclusively dedicated to the commercial textile designs of pop artist and icon Andy Warhol.

February 2024

17
February
Saturday
A Visible THREAD

A Visible THREAD

February 17 @ 9:30 am - May 4 @ 4:00 pm
Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, St. Davids Road
Cwmbran, Torfaen NP44 1PD

'A Visible THREAD' explores the visibility and invisibility of thread.

March 2024

07
March
Thursday
Online Symposium Material Power: Palestinian Embroidery

Online Symposium Material Power: Palestinian Embroidery

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Connecting curators, researchers, and artists to share and extend knowledge around Palestinian embroidery, dress, and material culture.

14
March
Thursday
Stitching the Intifada: Embroidery and Resistance in Palestine

Stitching the Intifada: Embroidery and Resistance in Palestine

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The talk accompanies 'Material Power: Palestinian Embroidery', an exhibition curated by Rachel Dedman, currently on display in Manchester.

25
March
Monday
Stitching the Intifada: Embroidery and Resistance in Palestine

Stitching the Intifada: Embroidery and Resistance in Palestine

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

An event with Rachel Dedman, curator of 'Material Power: Palestinian Embroidery'. All ticket sales to Medical Aid for Palestinians.

April 2024

24
April
Wednesday
Careworn

Careworn

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - May 14 @ 5:00 pm
Constance Howard Gallery, Deptford Town Hall basement
New Cross, London, SE14 6NW United Kingdom

A collection of prints, drawings, and handmade garments by Sophie-Nicole Dodds

28
April
Sunday
Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair

Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Armitage Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6PA United Kingdom

Established since 1992, the Manchester Antique and Vintage Textile Fair is the essential event for all passionate collectors and creative individuals with a discerning eye.

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