Events

‘Textiles, print, design’: A day of tours, talks and workshops co-curated by Design Manchester


11am: Guided tour of Barbara Brown exhibition
With Dominique Heyse-Moore, Senior Curator Textiles
Free, registration required


12 noon: Study Centre – Art to Textile
Ros Weaver talks to:

  • Mark Daniels about his father Barry Daniels’ involvement in Danad Design and transition from pop artist to print designer in the 1960s.
  • Jill Worrall about the history of Manchester textile producers David Whitehead & Sons whose innovative artist-designed fabrics adorned the Festival of Britain in 1951 and brightened up stylish interiors throughout the ’50s and ’60s.
  • A representative from master textile printers Standfast & Barracks, who will explain the process of transferring designs to print, past and present.

£5


1 p.m.: Study Centre – Behind the Scenes
Dominique Heyes-Moore gives insights into the Whitworth’s fabulous textile print collections with an accent on Lucienne Day
Free, registration required


2-4 p.m. Clore Learning Studio – Introduction to Printing workshop
Jasmine Walne leads a mono printing workshop for all ages and abilities. Introducing a number of textile artists who use mono printing in their practice, she will demonstrate and encourage participants to make a range of marks and textures using this basic printing technique.
£8