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Lace Unveiled at Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey, Nottingham, Notts, NG15 8NA
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Lace Unveiled at Newstead Abbey


Lace Unveiled
Newstead Abbey
Saturday 10 March - Sunday 22 April 2018

Lace Unveiled will present work by contemporary artists inspired by lace displayed within the rooms of Newstead Abbey, the ancestral home of the Romantic Poet Lord Byron. These will be shown alongside objects from the world-class Nottingham City Museums & Galleries Lace Collection.

Works include Bragança and Mestre de Avis by Lisbon-based Joana Vasconcelos, a video commission by artist Joy Buttress and designer Manolis Papastavrou, new installations by Shane Waltener in the house and grounds, and the secrets we keep from ourselves by textiles artist Lucy Brown

Lace Talks: ​​​​Behind the Scenes Tour of Lace Archive
18th March | 
10.30am | 12pm | 2pm
Meet at the Newstead Abbey shop

Join Judith Edgar, Curator of Lace, Costume & Textiles at Nottingham City Museums & Galleries for a behind the scenes tour of the Lace Collection at Newstead Abbey. Numbers are limited so please ensure that you book a place. Unfortunately the collection stores are only accessibile via stairs, age +14.

Related Events

This exhibition is part of Lace Unravelled, a season of events, exhibitions and artist commissions to celebrate 18 months’ research in to Nottingham City Museums & Galleries’ world-class Lace and Lace Machinery collections.

Related events include:

Lace Walks | Saturday 17 March & Sunday 18 March 2018

Lace Unarchived | 23 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018 | Bonington Gallery

Lace Unraveled Symposium | Thursday 15th & Friday 16th March | Wollaton Hall & Newstead Abbey

Guide Prices

Regular fees apply for entrance to Newstead Abbey. Adult £8.00 | Concession £6.00 | Family Ticket of 2 Adults & up to 3 Children £20

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