THE FASHION & TEXTILE MUSEUM AND THE ZANDRA RHODES FOUNDATION
SPRING 2002


THE HASSANEIN LIBRARY

The donated oak desks and screens.

The donated cherry picker.

is high on our list of essentials to fit out. This combined lecture, research and archive room now has library partitions and a fleet of oak deskd donated by Investment Intelligent Systems so we have desks to work on and glass partitions for our records. Another contribution has been a mobile ladder (cherry picker), a most welcomed asset kindly donated by John & Marsha Rae Radcliff together with Forkway lifts.

NOTES OF GRATITUDE

The American Friends of the Zandra Rhodes Museum expresses deep appreciation to these wonderful contributors for their valued donations all helping us towards finishing the Museum interior:

Jim and Nancy Demetriades * Audrey and Arthur Greenberg * Julie and Herb Hunter * Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan * Jean and Robert Knudson * Monty and Marylyn Hall * Larry and Maj Hagman * JR DeLang and Barbara Marriott-Wilcox * Margaret Jackson * Wolfgang Puck * Linda Merinoff * Karen Hodges * The Teresa Hixson Gift Fund * Raymond Lane * SMH Foundation * Sandy Dodge * David Copley * John Menkes * The Robins Family Foundation * Robert Naify * Marcia May * Mary Anne and Eugene Smith * Carroll O'Conner * Matthew and Iris Strauss * Audrey Geisel.

~ In Memoriam: Irene Worth ~

A magnificent actress who can never be replaced. She "discovered" Zanrda's clothes to wear in "Tiny Alice" by Edward Albee in 1969, then generously donated them to the Victoria & Albert Museum.
She remembered the museum.
Thank you, Irene.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

TO BE THE FIRST

museum in the United Kingdom dedicated to contemporary fashion and textiles exhibiting, promoting and recording the works of outstanding designers from the 1950's to present day.

TO STIMULATE

encourage and inspire the study of fashion & textile design. The Museum will provide education and training at all levels together with workshops and textile print facilities. The Museum is committed to equal opportunity in providing learning to all sectors and to all countries.

TO SHOWCASE

costume and textile collections of all leading and upcoming designers including varied exhibitions devoted to fashion, textile print and related works.

TO PROVIDE

educational resources and to motivate the study of modern fashion and textile of artistic, cultural and historic significance as well as to further the understanding of human beings within their social environment.

TO BE A LANDMARK

in the fast changing area of Bermondsey contributing to the regeneration of London's South Bank.

HELP THE VISION BECOME THE REALITY

A great vision, a common goal and hard work have all been important in the creation of this museum. Your ongoing support is vital to our collections, exhibitions, programmes and operations. A special gift to the Museum will help create a legacy for generations to come. Become an important part of this process. We extend to you a cordial invitation to join the family of members of the Fashion and Textile Museum. Call the director at 011 44 (0) 0207 403 0222 or email questions to info@ftmlondon.org for a more detailed breakdown of our needs, the updated brochure and a selection of recent publicity.

If you have any questions or comments about our newsletter or the Fashion And Textile Museum, please contact the FTM Magazine editor at info@ftmlondon.org or phone at 011 44 (0) 207 403 0222 or fax at 011 44 (0) 207 403 0555.



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