Art Unpacked and York St John students in Scarborough!

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New work from emerging artists, curated by students from York St John University 7th to 10th July 2016 at The Old Parcels Office, Scarborough Opening on the 7th July comes Tracks an exhibition based on movement and process, stagnant and changing environments. The exhibition takes place in the historic Old Parcels Office on Scarborough train station platform, providing an opportunity to see contemporary artworks from five exciting young artists from … Read More →

Art Unpacked pops up in Scarborough

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Tracks New work from emerging artists, curated by students from York St John University Hazel Dixon, Lung 10 Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th July 2016 at The Old Parcels Office, Scarborough Opening on the 7th July comes “Tracks” an exhibition based on movement and process, stagnant and changing environments. The exhibition takes place in the historic Old Parcels Office on Scarborough train station platform, providing an opportunity to see contemporary artworks … Read More →

Heading to Northumberland

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Textil/Juvel has a new venue! We’re delighted that the exhibition, due to close in Scarborough in March, is now open in Berwick-upon-Tweed until 10 June. The exhibition is at Berwick Museum, housed within the Barracks and a fascinating place to visit. The new venue was facilitated by our Konsthantverkscentrum colleague Katarina Karlsson, who was there to welcome a delegation from Sweden last week.

Catch Textil/Juvel before it goes!

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Annika Andersson Catch our stunning exhibition of textiles and jewellery from Sweden at Woodend before it closes on Saturday 19 March. Before we go, we have  a talk from exhibiting artist Jessica Johannesson and co-curator Katarina Karlsson on Friday 18 March, 1pm.   Book now at Woodend Tel: 01723 384 500 Email: [email protected]

Textil/Juvel is open in Scarborough

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Visit Art Unpacked’s stunning exhibition of craft from Sweden at Woodend, Scarborough Textil/Juvel has reached its final venue in the Art Unpacked tour and we’re delighted to be back in Scarborough. Find out more about the exhibition on our Exhibitions page.

Artist talk this Friday in Scarborough

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Past events Join us this Friday lunchtime for a talk from Textil/Juvel artist Jessica Johannesson. Jessica will talk about her intricately knotted sculptural work, explaining the process and the ideas behind her work. We will also be joined by Katarina Karlsson, co-curator of the exhibition. Katarina is based at Konsthantverkscentrum, representing Swedish craft across the world. The talk takes place at Woodend in Scarborough, on Friday 18 March, 1pm. Please … Read More →

Our opening event in Accrington Library

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Textil/Juvel at Accrington Library Thanks for Accrington Library and  Lancashire County Council’s Arts Team for supporting the opening of Textil/ Juvel with a great opening event. We had puppetry, craft, singing, storytelling and reindeer herding calls, adding up to a wonderful insight into Scandinavian culture. Thanks to everyone who contributed, participated and attended. Look out for more events before the show moves on to Scarborough in February.

Textil/Juvel in Accrington

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We’ve moved to Accrington Library, who’ve been great hosts in the past for Make it Slow and Unfamiliar Ground. We’ve taken over one of the book bays so you’ll find Textil/Juvel nestling between the children’s section and fiction. The exhibition is in Accrington until the end of January, then we move to the final stop on the tour- Woodend in Scarborough. We had a great opening event, organised by Lancashire … Read More →

We’re open in Settle

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Textil/ Juvel: Contemporary Craft from West Sweden is now open at The Folly in Settle. Showcasing the work of seven artists and makers from Gothenburg and around, the exhibition is a snapshot of ideas and processes in textiles and jewellery. Using materials as diverse as reindeer leather, melon seeds, electroplated twigs and readymade backpacks, the work seeks to explore areas of interest for the artists: the passing of time, our … Read More →

Coming soon…

Exciting news about our latest exhibition, coming soon to The Folly in Settle. Textil/Juvel: Contemporary Craft from West Sweden showcases stunning work in jewellery and textiles from seven makers, coming all the way from Sweden to North Yorkshire. Check back here, or Facebook and Twitter for more news soon.