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5664910Weaving New Worlds
DateFriday 15th June 2018 to Sunday 23rd September 2018
DescriptionTapestries have always told stories. In this exhibition at the William Morris Gallery, 15 women artists from the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Japan weave the stories of our time: the possibilities, the hopes and lost chances. Using the traditional hand woven tapestry techniques that connect us to the past, they have taken contemporary images and events, personal dreams and feelings. The tapestries range in subject matter, from intimate mother and child relationships and reflections of rural mythologies, to floods and urban decay. Always at the heart of the work is the human condition, the artists offering us both a utopian and dystopian view - the choice is ours. Curated by Lesley Millar, Professor of Textile Culture and Director of the International Textile Research Centre at the University for the Creative Arts in collaboration with National Centre for Craft & Design and William Morris Gallery.
Time(s)From Jun 15, Wed-Sun 10am-5pm, ends Sep 23
LocationWilliam Morris Gallery
Telephone No.020 8496 4390
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William Morris Gallery
AddressLloyd Park
Forest Road
E17 4PP
Telephone No.020 8496 4390
Opening timesWlliam Morris Gallery is open:

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-1pm, 2-5pm
First Sunday of each month 10am-1pm, 2-5pm

The museum is closed on Mondays and public holidays.
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