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International Contemporary Tapestry Symposium

Experience, Growth and Renewal
DATE 31.10.20
LOCATION Online | Symposium & Workshop
Tapestry Focus-Refocus by Terry Dunne

Invited Speakers:

Prof. Lesley Millar MBE, UK, Anet Brusgaard, Denmark, Prof. Włodzimierz Cygan, Poland, Thoma Ewen, Canada, Valerie Kirk, Australia, Marie Thumette Brichard, France, Yasuko Fujino, Japan, Line Dufour, Canada and Terry Dunne, Ireland. Workshop Video presentation by John Brennan & Elizabeth Radcliffe, Joan Baxter and Line Dufour.

SYMPOSIUM | Experience, Growth and Renewal presented online, combines a panel of International Speakers, presenting the wealth of talent and creativity in Contemporary Tapestry


Moderated and presented by Prof. Lesley Millar, the panel of artists, curators, critics and academics consider ‘What is Tapestry?’ and it’s future as a creative medium in Contemporary Art practice. The symposium offers participants the opportunity to listen, share knowledge and debate. This event is of interest to the general public, as well as those studying and practising.

Ticketed Event Booking Required:

The symposium coincides with the opening of three major tapestry exhibitions: Tapestry 20/20, Interconnections and Timelines on the Edge.

Supported by the EU, Creative Ireland Programme, EU Japan Fest, NUI Galway, Roscommon Arts Centre, LEO Roscommon, Galway City & County Council, Roscommon County Council, Weavers Bazaar, UK, Ceadogan Rugs, Wexford and Connemara based, The Dixon Carpet Company.