Centenary Award to Jennifer Harris
Paula Day presented Jennifer Harris with the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation Centenary Award for Lifetime Contribution to Lucienne Day Studies at the Textile Society’s Antique and Vintage Textile Fair, Manchester on 30 April. Jennifer then gave an illustrated talk about Lucienne Day and her work.
In 1993 Jennifer Harris curated the first-ever Lucienne Day retrospective, Lucienne Day: A Career in Design, at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. She is also the curator of the current Whitworth exhibition Lucienne Day: A Sense of Growth.
Lucienne Day was the first Honorary President of the Textile Society, a position she held from 1993 to 2003.