Relaxed Family Session: Weaving History

Wednesday 15 April / 10.00am – 10.45am

FREE / Booking Essential

Recommended age: 4+

Explore textures, fabrics, patterns and weaving!

Lubaina Himid’s work, Cotton.com (2002), uses painted patterns influenced by textiles to imagine a conversation between Manchester cotton mill workers and slaves labouring on American plantations. Explore the artwork and why it was made, and the history of cotton through the Museum’s handling collection.

This bookable session of Weaving History is designed for families with children with disabilities and/or additional needs, including autistic spectrum conditions. For more information on this session please contact the Public Engagement & Learning Team on 0191 5612323 or e-mail [email protected]

The event is part of the learning and engagement programme for Received Wisdom – An Arts Council Collection National Partners Programme Exhibition. Find out more about our Arts Council Collection partnership.

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