Marthe Armitage: Artist & Printmaker

18:00 to 19:00 on 23 January 2020

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Marthe Armitage: Artist & Printmaker

Please note that this event has been rescheduled from 28 November 2019 to 23 January 2020

With a career spanning over 60 years, artist Marthe Armitage is a master printmaker best known for her extraordinary hand printed wallpaper. Inspired by the traditions of the British Arts and Crafts movement, Armitage creates stunning wallpaper designs primarily using linocut techniques. Join Armitage and curator and writer Alison Harley to hear about the artist’s fascinating career, her design ethos, and her new book ‘The Making of Marthe Armitage: Artist and Printmaker’.

‘The Making of Marthe Armitage: Artist and Printmaker’ edited by Alison Harley will be available from Dovecot Shop. Following the event, you will have the chance to meet both Marthe and have your book signed.

Tickets £12 + booking fee, includes entry to exhibition May Morris: Art & Life on the day of the event.

Every ticket sold supports the work of The Dovecot Foundation to advance visual art, craft and design in all its forms.


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Gallery & Shop

Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri 12-3pm
Sat 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021


Dovecot Café, Pinks at Dovecot, is open Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 5pm and is offering both sit in and takeaway options.