Missoni Art Colour Talks & Events

The Fashion and Textile Museum organises a series of talks and events in May and June to complement their current exhibition Missoni Art Colour exhibition

Couture Inside Out – 1950s Paris and London

Wednesday 11 May / 2pm–3:30pm

Join Curator Dennis Nothdruft for an up-close and intimate look at key highlights from the Fashion and Textile Museum Collection.

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Exhibition Highlights Tour / Free*

Every Wednesday and Friday at 1pm (from 11 May)

Join one of the Museum team to see and learn more about the highlights of the ‘MISSONI Art Colour’ exhibition.

*Free tour with exhibition entry. Limited to 20 places.

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Missoni & Italian Art

Thursday 12 May / 6–8pm

Join Roberta Cremoncini, Director of the Estorick Collection, as she describes the major shifts in 20th century Italian art and their influence on the Missoni fashion house.

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My Favourite Textiles: Polly Leonard

Thursday 19 May / 6–8pm

If you are addicted to cloth, with an appreciation of the beautifully made and carefully considered, this event is for you.

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Fashion Foundation Open Day

Saturday 21 May / 11.30am–1.30pm

Come to the Fashion and Textile Museum to meet the London Fashion Foundation Diploma course tutors and discuss whether this is the course for you. This is a great opportunity to meet industry professionals and discuss your experience and aspirations with course leaders

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Italian Food & Wine Tasting

Thursday 2 June / 6pm

Come to the Fashion and Textile Museum to enjoy a tasting of delicious Italian wines and food alongside a special viewing of the Missoni Art Colour exhibition.

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Creating The Queen’s Style

Thursday 9 June / 6–8pm

Discover the consummate skills of British designers celebrated for their role in creating a powerful and fashionable image for Queen Elizabeth II.

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Fashion Foundation Open Day

Saturday 11 June / 11.30am–1.30pm

Come to the Fashion and Textile Museum to meet the London Fashion Foundation Diploma course tutors and discuss whether this is the course for you. This is a great opportunity to meet industry professionals and discuss your experience and aspirations with course leaders

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The Glamour of Italian Fashion

Thursday 16 June / 6-8pm

Take a stylish look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. Discover how ‘Made in Italy’ became a mark of style and the designers who helped define it.

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Digital Printing and the Future of Textiles

Thursday 23 June / 6-8pm

The digital textile printing market is valued at over £5 billion globally and is set to experience strong growth in the next three years.

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Royal Millinery – The Many Hats of Queen Elizabeth

Thursday 21 July / 6–8pm

Hats are an important and distinctive element of the Queen’s wardrobe. Join curator and historian Beatrice Behlen to learn how the hats and headscarves chosen by Elizabeth II have reflected and adapted fashionable styles for nine decades.

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The Business of Sewing: Tilly and the Buttons

Thursday 28 July / 6–8pm

Do you dream of turning your passion into a creative business? Meet Tilly as she shares her story, from the satisfaction of creating her own clothes to the excitement of seeing what other people make with her company’s patterns.

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British Dress Design of the Jazz Age

Thursday 13 October / 6–8pm

The Queen’s support for British design has played a key role in the growth of the UK fashion industry.

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Jewellery with Geoffrey Munn

Thursday 3 November / 6-8pm

Join jewellery expert Geoffrey Munn as he decodes the significance of jewellery across the ages. His talk ‘Pearls and Unicorns – Myth and Reality in Jewellery’ highlights the importance of gemstones and their effect on the human psyche.\

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Tickets

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Group Bookings

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Fashion and Textile Museum LogoThe Fashion and Textile Museum is a cutting edge centre for contemporary fashion, textiles and jewellery in London. Founded by iconic British designer Zandra Rhodes, the centre showcases a programme of changing exhibitions exploring elements of fashion, textile and jewellery as well as the Academy which runs courses for creative students and businesses.

Situated in the heart of fashionable Bermondsey Village, in a fantastic building designed by Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, the FTM aims not just to display and collect items relating to fashion, jewellery and textile design, but to offer inspiration to a new generation of creatives. Now redeveloped and operated by Newham College, the museum is a hub of learning, ideas and networking for the fashion and jewellery industry.

The Museum does not have a permanent display, but offers an exciting program of focussed temporary exhibitions and displays throughout the year which allows the Museum to showcase a rich variety of contemporary fashion and textile items.

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