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Adult Talk – The Humanity of Handmade: Ethel Mairet, Coomaraswamy and Gandhi

Jun 11, 2022   -   Jun 11, 2022

Join us on Saturday 11th June for a talk by Radhi Parekh of Artisans Mumbai, which looks at Barnstaple-born Ethel Mairet’s influence on the continuing craft traditions of the Indian subcontinent.

Radhi Parekh is the founder and director of Artisans Mumbai, whose activities include sourcing contemporary textiles from traditional Indian weaving communities.

The talk will be delivered to the museum learning room by zoom.

Free admission, but donations welcome.

5pm – 6pm

Cost: FREE

Book Tickets

This talk is part of the programme accompanying our major exhibition ‘The Partridge Family of Barnstaple, Ethel Mairet, Fred Partridge and the Arts and Craft Movement’ which will be open until 6pm for those attending the talk.

 

Gandhi spinning

Gandhi at his spinning wheel

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