Designs on Silver & The Golden Touch: Upcoming Exhibitions
Published: 20th April 2021
Piece by Charlotte Tollyfield
Designs on Silver, The Golden Touch and The Brooch Unpinned are three interesting exhibitions taking place at The Goldsmiths Company, The Scottish Gallery and The Goldsmiths centre over the coming months.
Designs on Silver - The Goldsmiths Company
Designs on Silver is a new display in the Exhibition Room in Goldsmiths' Hall. Goldsmiths' Company Curator, Dr Dora Thornton discusses a range of design drawings that are shown alongside the objects they inspire, offering an insight into the creative process of each designer.
The Brooch Unpinned - The Goldsmiths Centre
Running from 9am - 5pm until June 30th, ‘The Brooch Unpinned’, exhibition and online events programme, celebrates the art of the brooch and the dynamic relationships it creates – between maker and wearer and between wearer and viewer. It explores a selection of British brooches from the Goldsmiths’ Company’s unique jewellery collection, tracing the evolution of contemporary design in this most wearable and revealing of accessories.
Jacqueline Mina: The Golden Touch - The Scottish Gallery
Taking place at The Scottish Gallery from April 1st - Apr 24th, The Golden Touch celebrates the work of eminent jeweller, goldsmith and art educator Jacqueline Mina. Jacqueline's technical brilliance, allied with her strong artistic curiosity has resulted in a range of sensuous, understated work, which has a rare aesthetic presence in the field of contemporary gold jewellery.
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