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Page 17

Mar 26 - Jun 2

Free
Sara Rickard - Pond and River Birds

Sara Rickard – Pond and River Birds

So what books do you have on your bookshelf? Do you like fiction or fact?  Do you warm to a frothy Barbara Cartland romance; grip the edge of your seat with a gritty John Grisham thriller, or lose yourself in a Philippa Gregory history?

Whatever you read, the words will form pictures in your head.  Now The Embroiderers’ Guild is proud to introduce “Page 17” – a specially created exhibition of textile artistry where each piece takes a book as its inspiration.  The Embroiderers’ Guild has brought together a unique group of artists who bring words to life.  This is a unique and exciting display of work, with pieces from well-known textile artists, new names and many members from around the country.

By using techniques as diverse as machine and hand stitching, mixed media and felting (to name a few), you will see mischievous monkeys and strutting chickens, mathematical Pi and electrical circuits, Greek tragedy, Jane Austen and Haiku poetry.  Using colour and form, design and texture, members have created works which span the contemporary, the literal and the symbolic.  Your imagination will be intrigued as it follows the thread across the surface, and marvels at how the combination of cloth and thread is both a medium and metaphor, bringing to life images hidden amongst words.

Details

Start:
Mar 26
End:
Jun 2
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://embroiderersguild.com/

Organiser

Harborough Museum
Phone:
0116 305 3627
Email:
harboroughmuseum@leics.gov.uk
Website:
www.harboroughmuseum.org.uk

Venue

Harborough Museum
The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Phone:
01163053627
Website:
www.harboroughmuseum.org.uk

Opening hours

Tuesday - Friday: 10am to 6pm

Saturday: 10am to 4pm

Sunday - Monday: Closed

Free entry


Contact details

Tel: 0116 305 3627

Address: The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7LT

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