William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery
Forest Road, London, E17 4PP
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Be Magnificent: Walthamstow School Of Art 1957 - 1967

Walthamstow School of Art cultivated some of the most influential creative talent of the 1950s and 60s. Leading names in art, fashion, music and film studied and taught here, including Peter Blake, Ian Dury, Ken Russell, Peter Greenaway, Celia Birtwell, Marion Foale and Sally Tuffin. Be Magnificent explores this radical…

Fri 9 Jun

Sat 10 Jun

Sun 11 Jun

…and 91 more dates until 10 Sep

Creative Kids - Flower Hunt

Creative Kids is a regular session at the William Morris Gallery for under 5s to enjoy with their parents and carers on the second Thursday of every month. In partnership with Lloyd Park Children's Centre. Join the Flower Hunt for outdoor games and play in the beauty of the William Morris Garden, Lloyd Park. 10am-11.30am…

Thu 13 Jul

Creative Kids - Mirror Mirror!

Creative Kids is a regular session at the William Morris Gallery for under 5s to enjoy with their parents and carers on the second Thursday of every month. In partnership with Lloyd Park Children's Centre. At 'Mirror Mirror!' you can investigate symmetrical patterns in designs by William Morris's friend William de Morgan…

Creative Kids - Persian patterned platter

Creative Kids is a regular session at the William Morris Gallery for under 5s to enjoy with their parents and carers on the second Thursday of every month. In partnership with Lloyd Park Children's Centre. At this session, create a paper mache platter that explores the Islamic pattern and designs loved by William Morris…

Creative Kids - Sinbad The Sailor

Creative Kids is a regular session at the William Morris Gallery for under 5s to enjoy with their parents and carers on the second Thursday of every month. In partnership with Lloyd Park Children's Centre. Join us on an adventure across the seas as we recreate and make a seafaring tale of Sinbad the Sailor. 10am-11.30am…

Creative Kids - Transformations

Creative Kids is a regular session at the William Morris Gallery for under 5s to enjoy with their parents and carers on the second Thursday of every month. In partnership with Lloyd Park Children's Centre. 10am-11.30am, repeated at 1pm-2.30pm. At the 'Transformations' session, use your imagination to invent cardboard…

Family Day - Bowled Over

On the last Saturday of every month the William Morris Gallery is packed full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your day. Bowled Over offers you a chance to learn to make coil pots and explore circular designs on bowls and plates by Morris and…

Sat 27 May

Free / 020 8496 4390

Family Day - Bugs And Beasties

On the last Saturday of every month the William Morris Gallery is packed full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your day. Come to 'Bugs and Beasties' and handle snakes, stick insects, snails and cockroaches then create a tile design inspired by…

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 020 8496 4390

Family Day - Islamic Art

Explore the geometric patterns of Islamic art and discover how they were used by artist William De Morgan. There's a Family Day on the last Saturday of every month at the William Morris Gallery. Free, drop-in events for families with children of all ages.

Sat 29 Apr

Free / 020 8496 4390

Family Day - Let's Get Weaving

On the last Saturday of every month the William Morris Gallery is packed full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your day. At 'Let's Get Weaving,' join award-winning Walthamstow textile artist Rezia Wahid to create woven pieces big and small from…

Sat 24 Jun

Free / 020 8496 4390

Family Day - Pop Goes The Gallery!

On the last Saturday of every month the William Morris Gallery is packed full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your day. Come along to 'Pop Goes the Gallery!' and find out about famous artists who went to Walthamstow Art School. Make your own…

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 020 8496 4390

Family Day - Tutti Frutti

On the last Saturday of every month the William Morris Gallery is packed full of fun activities for families to make and do together. Each event includes a make and take so you can remember your day. At 'Tutti Frutti,' enjoy a multi-sensory fruity experience inspired by Wiliam Morris's fantastical tree in his Fruit…

Sat 30 Sep

Free / 020 8496 4390

Plantworks: A Factory As It Might Be

PLANTWORKS is a site specific intervention of cardboard plantmachines and 2D counterparts by artist Clare Mitten. This reimagining of A Factory As it Might Be - William Morris's vision for how beautiful factories would act as centres of education and creativity - is influenced by diverse sources, including Victorian…

Tue 25 Apr

Free / 020 8496 4390

Wed 26 Apr

Free / 020 8496 4390

Thu 27 Apr

Free / 020 8496 4390

…and 24 more dates until 21 May

Plantworks Symposium

Presentations and discussion exploring Morris's relationship with industry through the lenses of nature and landscape, technology and utopia, labour, aesthetics and biomimetics. Free. Booking essential.

Sat 13 May

Free / 020 8496 4390

Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn And The Art Of Japan

A rare chance to view Frank Brangwyn's collection of Japanese art, including prints by Hokusai and Hiroshige. Marking the 150th anniversary of Brangwyn's birth, Sheer Pleasure examines the influence of Japanese art on his work, his relationship with Japanese artists and his ill-fated plans for an art gallery in Tokyo.

Tue 25 Apr

Wed 26 Apr

Thu 27 Apr

…and 17 more dates until 14 May

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