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Exhibitions for inspiration

02.03.2022 Blog
Exhibitions for inspiration

Galleries and exhibitions are a great source for inspiration and to discover new artists.

All around us are sources of inspiration and learning, the best of those sources are galleries and exhibitions. Not only do they provide inspiration and help us to discover new artists and methods, but they help us learn more about the craft, art or heritage of a subject. We have found a handful of exhibitions that are wonderful and would spark creativity!



'Brighouse: A Town Through Time', Bankfield Museum (online exhibition).

Celebrate the rich heritage of Brighouse through local artists!

Brighouse: A Town Through Time (online)


'Dress and Textiles', Leeds Museums & Galleries.

A collection of clothing and textile furnishings, dating back to the 18th century, made, bought or worn in Leeds and Yorkshire.

Dress and Textiles Exhibition


'Sheila Hicks: Off Grid', The Hepworth Wakefield, 7th April 2022- 25th September 2022

The exhibition showcases 70 pieces of Hick's work 'from her intimate Minimes, small woven drawings she creates on a hand-held frame, to large-scale installations that fill gallery spaces with vibrant colour.'

Sheila Hicks: Off Grid Exhibition



'Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern', The Fashion and Textile Museum, London, Opens 23rd September 2022.

An exhibition of Fassett's original artworks as well as work by other creatives, inspired by Fassett.

Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern


'Althea McNish: Colour is Mine', William Morris Gallery, London, 2nd April 2022 - 26th June 2022

A retrospective of McNish’s textiles art, exploring her career and her influence on design

Althea McNish: Colour is Mine


'Threads in Sheds- British Tapestry Group', Farfield Mill, Cumbria, Open until 27th March 2022

A collection of woven work, aiming to preserve the history and beauty of tapestry weaving

Threads in Sheds Exhibition


'Dianne Standen: Cumbrian Retrospective', Farfield Mill, Cumbria, Open until 6th March 2022

A showcase of the work of Dianne Standen and her textiles that captures the landscape and natural inspiration

Dianne Standen: Cumbrian Retrospective


'The Art of Wallpaper- Morris & Co', Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, 28th January 2022- 11th June 2022

Celebrate the iconic designs of William Morris with over 130 original wallpapers and more designs by other artists such as Owen Jones, Dresser and more

The Art of Wallpaper- Morris & Co


If you know of more exhibitions, please let us know!



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