Thursday Late Nights until 8pm. The Museum is open late on Thursdays during exhibitions with a special programme of events and talks.
Thursday 10 October | 6pm–8pm
Working for Christian Dior, published by Zuleika Books, is a contemporary personal reflection by Jean Dawnay on her season working as a salon model for Dior’s spring/summer collection of 1950. In this Thursday evening talk join Jean Dawnay’s daughter Katya Galitzine for a fascinating account of the intricacies of daily life working at Dior.
Thursday 17 October | 6pm–8pm
Join Tatty Devine co-founders Rosie Wolfenden and Harriet Vine for this Thursday evening talk, as they look back on twenty years of their irreverent, cult art jewellery. Riffing on themes of collaboration, creativity and craft, they will expand on the ethos behind the brand and how they have balanced being business savvy with their creative passion.
Thursday 31 October | 6–8pm
Textile innovator and designer Trish Belford will present an illustrated talk showcasing some of the screen printing techniques she specially developed for many UK fashion and textile designers; Vivienne Westwood, Georgina Von Etzdorf, Neisha Crosland, Helen Storey, Liberty Prints, English Eccentrics and Zandra Rhodes.