What's On

What's On at Dovecot

On Now:
Shamsa, miniature painting. Handmade paper. Pigments from gold, silver, lapis,  lime scale, turmeric, sondor, copper, rice starch, indigo, kohl, aluminium oxide,  mud (settled sediments from floods) Maker, TM teacher: Muhammed Tasmim  Sahibzada.

GEM: Contemporary Jewellery and Gemstones from Afghanistan

Exhibition, 3 October–8 November

GEM is an exhibition of jewellery, gem-cutting and contemporary practices from Afghanistan originally produced as part of the British Council’s South Asia season in autumn 2013.

Coming Soon:
Edward Bawden sample with ox, Dovecot Studios

Edward Bawden and Dovecot Studios: an enduring collaboration

Event, 5:00pm–6:00pm, 5 November

Edward Bawden Dovecot Studios tapestries form part of the Morley College exhibition Edward Bawden Storyteller from 4-26 November. David Weir, Director of Dovecot Studios will talk at Morley on 5 November at 5pm about the nature of tapestry collaboration between artist and artist weaver.

Laura Spring Book Bag & Small Duffle Bag 2013 Screen printed cotton duck, 36x36cm Photo credit: Caro Weiss

Selected 2014

Exhibition, 29 November–21 December

SELECTED unites 27 makers in a selling exhibition of craft and design at Dovecot Studios for the second year running. This elite showcase includes work from some of the most talented makers in Scotland across a number of disciplines including ceramics, jewellery, furniture, textiles, glass and silver.

Anaïs Paulard Moody Tube grey red brooch 2014  Copper pipes, varnish, nylon, spray thread paint, pigments, 5x3x2cm Photo credit: Anaïs Paulard

Selected Symposium: Making Connections

Event, 12:00pm–7:00pm, 1 December

Selected Symposium: Making Connections will address the fast evolving nature of craft practices in the 21st century that uses Selected as a backdrop to discuss Scotland’s new craft.