Exhibitions & Displays

Current Exhibition

JOSEF FRANK Patterns–Furniture–Painting

Exhibition Dates: 28 January – 7 May 2017

Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles. The Austrian-born architect moved to Sweden in 1933, where he developed his colourful brand of modernism, working with Estrid Ericson on furniture, glassware, lighting and interior design ideas.


Current Displays

Gudrun Sjödén: Four Decades of Colour & Design

Display Dates: 25 April – 7 May 2017

‘Gudrun Sjödén: Four Decades of Colour & Design’ celebrates over 40 years of colourful design and unique expression by the Swedish designer and textile artist.


Full Circle & Recycle – 21st Century Swedish Textiles

Display Dates: 28 January – 7 May 2017

Tom Hedqvist, a founding member of the Swedish design collective 10-gruppen (formed 1970), curates the work of ten textile designers who represent 21st century Swedish design.


Festival of Textiles 2017

Display Dates: 28 January – 7 May 2017

Discover textile history, tradition, design and making at our spring series of displays, talks and workshops. Organised to coincide with the JOSEF FRANK exhibition, the Festival aims to illuminate contemporary practice and open minds to the ways in which textiles enrich lives.


Future Exhibition

The World of Anna Sui

Exhibition Dates: 26 May – 1 October 2017

Anna Sui is the classic American fashion designer. From Detroit to New York, her signature rock-n-roll romanticism reinvents pop culture for every new generation. This is the first time an American designer has been the focus of a retrospective exhibition in the UK.


Exhibitions on Tour

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The Fashion and Textile Museum is the only museum in the UK solely dedicated to showcasing developments in contemporary fashion. Touring exhibitions to venues throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, North and Central America since 2004. more

Past Exhibitions & Displays

FTM Archive


2008-to present
Dedicated to showcasing developments in contemporary fashion and textiles our past exhibitions include Kaffe Fassett, Zandra Rhodes, Tommy Nutter, Sue Timney, Post-war British Textiles, Horrockses Fashion, Sanderson, Foale and Tuffin and many more

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