Thursday Lates

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

Bojagi – Korean Textile Art

Thursday 22 August | 6pm – 8pm

Join leading expert Sara Cook for this Thursday Late talk and discover how the traditional textile art of Bojagi, Korean wrapping cloths inspired ten years of research into historic practitioners and artists today.

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Cochineal: The Ultimate Red

Thursday 29 August | 6–8pm

This lecture by Susan Kay-Williams, Chief Executive at Royal School of Needlework, will tell the story of cochineal, its role in textiles and how and why it was one of the most popular dyestuffs.

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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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