Thursday Lates

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

Working for Christian Dior: The Insights of a 1950s Fashion Model

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.

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The Making of Tatty Devine

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.

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Alchemy of Screen Print Exploration

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.

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