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Members’ Spotlight: Archie Brennan, Tapestry Goes Pop!

3 Mar 2021
19:30 - 20:30


Free to National Museums Scotland Members.

Join Lisa Mason, National Museums Scotland’s Assistant Curator in Modern and Contemporary Fashion and Textiles, and Kate Grenyer, Exhibitions Curator at Dovecot Studios, for a behind the scenes look at Dovecot’s upcoming exhibition co-curated by National Museums Scotland, Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Enjoy an exclusive preview into the world of a master of modern tapestry and explore pieces that have never before been on public display. Sharp, witty, and immensely talented, Brennan was an innovator and iconoclast who inspired weavers all over the world. Learn more about how his work sits alongside other artists in the national collection and how his legacy continues to influence the world of tapestry.

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How to take part

Please register a space for this event via Eventbrite in the website link. You will then receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to join the event. 


Following the presentations there will be a Q & A session.


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Header image: Archie Brennan, Muhammad Ali 1973, Designed and Woven by Archie Brennan, Edinburgh.

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