Textile Exhibition, London

World Eco Fibre & Textile (WEFT) Art

Date: 18 January 2013Time: 10:30 AM
Finishes: 23 March 2013Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: Brunei Gallery Exhibition Rooms
Type of Event: Exhibition – Details here.

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Manet at the Royal Academy

Manet: Portraying Life
The Royal Academy of Arts hosts the first major UK exhibition dedicated to Edouard Manet’s portraiture.

The exhibition features more than 50 paintings, including pastels and contemporary photographs obtained from public and private collections around the world.

26 Jan-14 Apr

Signature V, York UK

The Quilt Museum,

St. Anthony’s Hall, Peasholme Green, York, YO1 7PW

Signature V
New work by zero3 textile artists celebrating their 10th anniversary.
26 January – 11 May 2013: Mon – Sat 10.00 – 16.00 (last admission 15.30).

Admission charge £6, concessions £5, Guild Members £3, children free.

Details from 01904 613242, www.quiltmuseum.org.uk.

Fashion Museum, Bath

The Fashion Museum, Assembly Rooms, Bennett St, Bath BA1 2QH
Hats, Shoes, Bags and Dress Clips
Ongoing. 10.30 – 5 daily. Details from 01225 477173, www.museumofcostume.co.uk.

The Fashion Museum, The Assembly Rooms, Bennett St, Bath BA1 2QH
Historic Fashion: Behind the Scenes at the Museum
Ongoing: 10 – 4 daily (Jan – Feb). Details from 01225 477 789 www.museumofcostume.co.uk.

Yoruba Textiles, Leeds

University of Leeds International Textiles Archive, St. Wilfred’s Chapel, Maurice Keyworth Building, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT
Yoruba Textiles: Cloth and Tradition in West Africa
Exhibition tracing the development of the indigenous indigo dying Adire tradition of the Yoruba of South western Nigeria and the relations between local and imported woven textiles
Until 1 March 2013: Tues – Fri 09:30 – 16:30, excluding University Closed Days

Details from 0113 343 3919, www.leeds.ac.uk/ulita.

Cheshire Textiles

Jobling Gowler, 250 Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire. SK11 8AD
Cheshire Textiles: Conversations with Water
A themed exhibition of textile art by the well established group Cheshire Textiles
Until 28 February 2013: Mon – Fri 9.00 – 5.00. Details from 01625 859 075, http://www.art.250parklane.co.uk, www.cheshiretextiles.org.uk.

William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, London, E17 4PP
Everyday Encounters

William Morris argued that art should be part of our everyday life. This exhibition is a response by members of the Society of Designer Craftsmen, whose collection of new work aims to bring the useful and beautiful into our homes and lives. Many of the works, including textiles, are for sale.
Until 3 February 2013: Wed – Sun, 10am – 5pm.

Pre-booked groups and school visits also welcome on Tuesdays, 10am – 5pm.

Free entry. Details from 020 8496 4390, www.wmgallery.org.uk.