• May Morris: Art & Life

Dovecot presents a landmark exhibition exploring the life and work of May Morris, the youngest daughter of William Morris and one of the most significant artists of the British Arts and Crafts movement.

The exhibition tells the story of May, who at age 23, took charge of the Morris & Co. embroidery department and was responsible for creating some of the company’s most iconic textiles and wallpaper designs.

Exhibition Organised by the William Morris Gallery, London in association with Dovecot Studios

May Morris: Art and Life will be open Monday to Saturday as usual during the festive period. Dovecot will be closed on the following days: 23, 24, 25, 26 December and 1, 5 January. We will close at 3.30pm on 31 December.

Image: Honeysuckle wallpaper, Design by May Morris c.1883 © William Morris Gallery, London Borough of Waltham Forest

William Morris Gallery

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Important Update 

Dovecot Studios will be closed to the public from Sunday 19 May to Sunday 16 June 2024


Gallery & Shop

Monday - Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Please note, Dovecot Studios will be open on Sunday 12 May, 10am - 3pm, for the final weekend of Andy Warhol: The Textiles


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