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The 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert Celebrations: Beautiful Buttons

The 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert Celebrations: Beautiful Buttons – Tue 15 Oct 2019

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019, 11 am – 12:00 pm and 1-4pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

The 15th October marks the 180th anniversary of Queen Victoria proposing marriage to Albert.

To mark the event work alongside artist Alison Welsh, embellishing a crinoline inspired dress with buttons. Take inspiration from the ceramic buttons of Dame Lucie Rie surrounding you whilst you stitch under the Victorian roof space of CoCA, York Art Gallery Centre of Ceramic Art.

The resulting dress will remain on display in the exhibition.

Drop-in artist-led workshop suitable for adults and children over the age of 8 with accompanying adults. Baby friendly resources are available.

Included in Art Gallery admission. No need to book.

 

Event details

Date

Tuesday 15 October 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

York Art Gallery,
Exhibition Square
York
North Yorkshire
YO1 7EW

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