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March 2020

14
March
Saturday
Fabric: Touch and Identity

Fabric: Touch and Identity

14 March 2020 @ 10:30 am - 3 January 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ

Playful and provocative, this exhibition explores how clothes and textiles conceal, reveal and seduce through the lenses of art, design, fashion, film and dance.

25
March
Wednesday
District Line - Moquette

Moquette

25 March 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
London Transport Museum Depot, 118-120 Gunnersbury Lane, Acton
London, W3 9BQ United Kingdom

LT Museum has recently uncovered fascinating stories behind the commissioning, design, manufacturing and use of Moquette through the ages. We will look at those designed by Enid Marx, Paul Nash, Marianne Straub and Marion Dorn and hear from current designers Wallace Sewell and how the Bauhaus has inspired their designs.

August 2020

12
August
Wednesday
Eleri Mills – Egni: a decade of creativity

Eleri Mills – Egni: a decade of creativity

12 August 2020 @ 11:00 am - 21 November 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Ruthin Craft Centre, Park Road
Ruthin, Denbighshire LL15 1BB United Kingdom

During the last ten years life has enabled Eleri to concentrate solely on her work exploring many avenues of creativity, unbounded and with total autonomy. This exhibition surveys that decade and reflects on Eleri’s creative journey.

27
August
Thursday
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

27 August 2020 @ 11:00 am - 25 October 2020 @ 7:00 pm

This exhibition presents the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and the rest of the world.

September 2020

01
September
Tuesday
#SeptTextileLove

#SeptTextileLove

1 September 2020 - 30 September 2020

An Instagram challenge running throughout September all about textiles. The full list of prompts will be shared on the seam blog on 31 August, ready for people to respond to from 1 September.

October 2020

23
October
Friday
Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights

Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights

23 October 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1 August 2021 @ 5:00 pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom

A fairer world for everyone: the fight for women’s rights is unfinished business.

February 2021

12
February
Friday
Curative Things: Medicine/Fashion/Art Symposium

Curative Things: Medicine/Fashion/Art Symposium

February 12 @ 10:15 am - 7:30 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

This symposium focuses on objects at the intersections between art and fashion, health and medicine.

March 2021

25
March
Thursday
The Joy of Print – in conversation with Cath Kidston

The Joy of Print – in conversation with Cath Kidston

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

An in conversation event with visionary designer (and one of our newest members) Cath Kidston.

April 2021

20
April
Tuesday

Talking Textiles – Silks from Spitalfields to East Anglia with Mary Schoeser

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

Join textile historian, Mary Schoeser, for a fascinating insight into the world of silk weaving.

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