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Dovecot Tapestry Weavers: Behind the Scenes

Join Dovecot Tapestry Studio at this special event to meet the Dovecot weaving team and discuss their approach to tapestry.

1 Nov 2017

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Organised by:
Dovecot Studios dovecotstudios.com
Tickets:
Adult £30.00 Concession £25.00 Learn more
Location:
Dovecot Studios
10 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LT
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Opening Times:
Mon10:30am - 5:30pm
Tue10:30am - 5:30pm
Wed10:30am - 5:30pm
Thu10:30am - 5:30pm
Fri10:30am - 5:30pm
Sat10:30am - 5:30pm
SunClosed

Weavers Rudi Richardson, Louise Trotter and Ben Hymers will be joined by curator Kate Grenyer in a demonstration and discussion of how the Tapestry Studio’s recent artworks have been commissioned and created. They will discuss their lives in tapestry, from apprenticeships and art college to the artists they have collaborated with, and, in a guided tour of the Daughters of Penelope display, they will discuss the inspiration they take from the programme of exhibitions at Dovecot that aim to increase understanding and appreciation of art, craft and design.

The event starts at 2pm with tea and coffee plus a tapestry weaving demonstration in the Dovecot South Gallery. The talk follows at 2.30pm and lasts for approximately 90 minutes including an opportunity to ask questions. The event ends with a tour of the Daughters of Penelope exhibition, when the weavers and curator will highlight particular works relating to Dovecot’s practice.

 

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