Part of Historic Environment Scotland
An artwork featuring colourful and intricate drawings of cherubs

Arts and Crafts Women

Wednesday 23 October 2019

Engine Shed

General interest

Least technical

Event Description

Learn about the role of women in the Scottish Arts and Crafts movement during the 19th and 20th century at this talk and exhibition opening.

Come along and find out about the impact that women had on the historic built environment and traditional craft skills like metalwork, textiles, and building and landscape design.

Hear from Glasgow School of Art (GSA) Mackintosh Research Fellow, Robyne Calvert, speak about her recent research featuring the women of the Arts and Crafts movement, including Phoebe Anna Traquair, Jessie Newbery, Frances and Margaret Macdonald and Ann Macbeth. Guest speaker, Laura Boomer, will also be discussing her role as Bureau Coordinator at the GSA and the process behind creating textiles for our fantastic exhibition.

Please note: Booking is essential. Refreshments available on the night.

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