William Morris Gallery Opening
Opens: 02/08/2012 William Morris Gallery, LondonAfter major restoration, the gallery dedicated to works from the quintessential Victorian arts and craftsman (and one of our recommended lesser-known collections) finally reopens its doors. The Georgian building, which happens to be Morris' childhood home, exhibits a variety of his designs and is the ideal place to immerse yourself in all things Morris. For more information visit: http://www.wmgallery.org.uk/home Buy: http://www.wmgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions
Economist“Endlessly surprising...” The house itself has been transformed into nine bright galleries that present, facet by facet, the extraordinary variety of his creative output. Assembling a complete portrait of such a man is tricky...
The Independent“Who could not love him? ...” Walthamstow council has taken Morris's ideas on educating the masses to heart. In rooms downstairs, you can do such Morris-like things as design your own stained-glass window or knot your own carpet...
The Telegraph“ There are several moments of great curatorial invention...” Making sense of the personality, achievements and legacy of such a visionary polymath is a complicated task. Yet that is what the new-look William Morris Gallery, which reopens this week following a year-long £5 million refurbishment, manages...
Review and recommend
- Opera & Dance