From Glasgow Women's Library @ Glasgow Women's Library, Glasgow [from 1 to 8 March]

From Glasgow Women's Library

1 - 8
11:00 - 19:30

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Glasgow Women's Library
23 Landressy Street, G40 1BP Glasgow, United Kingdom
Panel has come together with Glasgow Women’s Library to develop six batch produced products exclusive to the Glasgow Women’s Library shop inspired by the history of the organisation, its library, archive and museum collection and made locally through cultural production.

A series of events, organised in partnership with Craft Scotland’s ‘Meet Your Maker’ programme, launches this exclusive range of products on 1 March 2018!

All events are FREE* please book below or come along to the Library on the day — all welcome!

*Joy BC's carving workshop has a subsidised fee of £30.00. This event must be booked in advance through the Glasgow Women's Library. Follow the link below.


Make your own hat with Donna Wilson
Thursday 1st March 2018, 11am to 1pm
Make your own Pussy Hat, a symbol of the global women's movement. A special knitting workshop with celebrated designer Donna Wilson marks the launch of her limited edition Book Cushion.

Thinking through Making: Material Histories
Thursday 1st March 2018, 3pm to 4pm
Donna Wilson, best known for her knitted creatures, textiles, homewares and furniture is in conversation with Franki Finch a specialist in model making and model design work.

Architecture in Conversation – Voices of Experience
Thursday 1st March 2018, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
How might role models and built environment histories be re-thought through listening to experienced women architects who have been written out of mainstream history? Share in this conversation over tea and cake, and celebrate Finch and Fouracre’s new architecture inspired sketchbook for the Library.

Make your own charm with Joy BC and Ruth Ewan
Saturday 3rd March 2018, 11am to 1pm, £30 (materials included)
Embrace your creativity! Carve your own charm from wax with jeweller Joy BC. The workshop will follow an introduction by the artist Ruth Ewan. Each participant will receive a finished charm in precious silver.

Talking About Making: Objects, Museums and feminist memory
Saturday 3rd March 2018, 2pm to 3pm
Internationally renowned designer Jasleen Kaur is fascinated in how social histories become embedded in materials and objects. Jasleen joins Ruth Ewan in conversation. Ruth’s work explores histories of radical and utopian thought, bringing to light how we might live today.

Films by Jasleen Kaur
Saturday 3rd March 2018, 3pm to 4pm
A selection of short films exploring the layering of social histories, materials, objects, cooking and making.

Make your own ornament with Sally Hackett
Thursday 8th March 2018, 11am to 1pm
Get messy! Working with ceramicist Sally Hackett, make your own rebellious ceramic ornament inspired by slogans, zines and other literature.

Talking About Making: Language, Slogans and Graphic Design
Thursday 8th March 2018, 3pm to 4pm
As a graphic designer, Maeve Redmond works with many of Scotland’s cultural institutions and artists to help them to communicate to the world about their work. She is joined by Sally Hackett, whose work encapsulates the madness of our modern world through sculpture, painting and installation.
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From Glasgow Women’s Library Souvenir Launch
Thursday 8th March 2018, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Concluding the From Glasgow Women’s Library programme is a series of artist performances inspired by Maeve Redmond and Kaisa Lassinaro’s new ‘reading list’ t-shirt range. Open to all! Let us know you are coming here!

If there’s anything we can do to address your accessibility needs for any of our events, please get in touch with the library: [email protected]

From Glasgow Women's Library is generously supported by Creative Scotland's Open Fund

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