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  • RESCHEDULED Curator Talk: Mid-Century Modern

This talk has been rescheduled to an online event. If you purchased a ticket to this workshop and have not received information on how to access the online talk please get in touch with our team via info@dovecotstudios.com. Entry into Mid-Century Modern Art & Design From Conran to Quant is also included with your booking, to arrange your visit contact a member of our team today.

Be among the first to see Mid-Century Modern: Art & Design from Conran to Quant and hear from the curators of the exhibition.

Exploring the transformative era of the late 1950s to the 1970s, this exhibition presents the design, fashion, and art of a group of radical young architects, designers, photographers, and artists who redefined the concept of youth, heralding the enduring Mid-Century Modern style.

From the design of Terence Conran to the ground-breaking fashion of Mary Quant and Bernard and Laura Ashley, hear fascinating insights on the lifestyle revolution from the exhibition curators, and how design and fashion were used to demand and effect social change in the years that followed.

Tickets £12 (+ booking fee) include entry to exhibition 2-3pm on day of the event

Exhibition organised by Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Images: The flat of Colin St John Wilson, architect of the British Library, 1952, with furniture by Terence Conran. Photo by Michael Wickham, copyright Denny Wickham. Editorial in Seventeen magazine, April 1961, featuring the Flapper dress, Photo by Joe Santoro. Image(s) taken from Conran/ Quant: Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution, published by ACC Art Books.

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