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Day Trip to Entangled at Turner Contemporary, Margate

April 26, 2017

Join us for a curator-led tour of Entangled: Threads & Making -- a major exhibition of sculpture, installation, tapestry, textiles and jewellery from the early 20th century to the present day.  It features over 40 international female artists who expand the possibilities of embroidery, weaving, sewing and wood carving, often incorporating unexpected materials such as plants, clothing, hair and bird quills.  The exhibition brings together artists from different generations and cultures who challenge established categories of craft, design and fine art, and who share a fascination with the handmade and the processes of making itself.  Artists in the exhibition include Phyllida Barlow, Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Annette Messager as well as younger artists including Karla Black and Samara Scott.

Anna Ray, Knot, 2007

Designed by the multi award-winning David Chipperfield Architects, Turner Contemporary sits on the Margate seafront, on the same site where JMW Turner stayed when visiting the town in the 19th century.
Margate is a 90-minute train ride from St Pancras on the Southeastern high-speed line (£32 return). Participants are responsible for arranging their own train transportation.  The schedule for the day is as follows:
10:08 Departure from St Pancras
11:39 Arrival Margate
12:00 Visit of Entangled: Threads and Making with Sarah Martin, Director of Exhibitions
13:15 Self-treat lunch (additional cost, approximately £18)
14:53 Depart Margate
16:21 Arrive St Pancras
Cost: free for Patrons and Friends, £15 for guests.  RSVP essential to RSVP@UKFriendsofNMWA.org

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April 26, 2017
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Turner Contemporary, Margate

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