Visit to Temple Newsam House

Fri 27th March 2009

Temple Newsam
Leeds
LS15 0AD

11am
Welcome and Coffee

11:10 - 11:35
Polly Putnam: Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts
‘My Most Treasured Pieces’: Highlights From the Ginsburg Collection. This exhibition celebrates the gift and bequest of nearly 1500 pieces of costume and textiles by Henry Ginsburg (1940-2007). The exhibition represents the first stage of a long-term programme of research for public access to the whole collection.

11.35 – 12:00
Natalie Raw: Curator of Costume and Textiles
‘Fashion Revolution – British Style from the 1960s to 1970s’
The 1960s was the first time that fashion was led by the youth for the youth.

12:00 – 12:45
Debra Roberts: MA Textiles Manchester Metropolitan University
Final project
Presenting her Final Project at MMU. Her work explores the life histories of an object and the reconstruction of a late eighteenth century sack back gown.

12:45 - 13:30
Lunch

13:30 - 14:30
Viewing Session New Acquisitions and Highlights from the Costume and Textile Exhibition

14:30 ongoing
View both ‘My Most Treasured Pieces’ and ‘Fashion Revolution’ exhibitions