Thursday Lates

Thursday Late Nights until 8pm. The Museum is open late on Thursdays during exhibitions with a special programme of events and talks.

Pocket Venus: The Rise, Fall & Rise of a Hollywood Starlet

Thursday 21 February 2019 | 6-8pm

Join writer and curator Austin Mutti-Mewse in discussing his cross-generational friendship with Mildred Shay, one of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Era’ starlets.


Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

Thursday 14 March | 6pm–8pm

Threads of Life is a history of sewing and embroidery, told through the stories of the men and women, over centuries and across continents, who have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard, even in the most desperate of circumstances.


The Future of Textiles: Innovative & Conceptual

Thursday 21 March 2019 | 6 – 8pm

This second lecture in the series introduces 62 Group members Catherine Dormor and Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor. Dormor, Head of Research Programmes at the Royal College of Art, will discuss the event of a stitch, a precarious ecology of exchange and encounter, while Glasgow based textile artist and designer Kinnersly-Taylor will discuss the process of printed textiles while highlighting her artwork ‘Recast’.


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