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.

Don’t miss us in Thirsk!

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Have you been following The Forest of Possibility as it has progressed across North Yorkshire? Don’t forget you can keep up to date with the latest news on Facebook and Twitter and we love reading your comments about the exhibition. The Forest of Possibility is now at its last venue, The Courthouse in Thirsk, with one more week to go. We’re open on Bank Holiday Monday too!

Next stop: Thirsk

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The Forest of Possibility Our current exhibition is taking a short break after a successful visit to Craven Museum & Gallery in Skipton. We’ve had lots of  positive comments about the exhibition- one visitor described Davy and Kristin McGuire’s film ‘The Paper Architect’ as “a stunningly moving animation. Beautiful.” If you missed it , we’re delighted that the organisers of  Skipton Puppet Festival got in touch to see if they could show the film … Read More →

A talk about The Forest of Possibility- 1 June

A talk about The Forest of Possibility with exhibition curator Natasha Howes Join us  at Craven Museum & Gallery, Skipton on Monday 1 June for a talk from exhibition curator Natasha Howes. Howes is a curator of contemporary art with over 17 years’ experience of working in major regional public galleries and on freelance projects. She is passionate about developing engaging contemporary art exhibitions which are accessible to all. For … Read More →