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A quick summary of upcoming events in the next 2 months. For more information, see our Workshops & Talks and Exhibitions pages.

Exhibition: A Royal Treasure: Javanese Batik from the Collection of King Chulalongkorn of Siam

1 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2019

19th Century Javanese batiks from the collection of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V, r. 1868 -1910). The collection was formed during the king's three visits to Java in 1871, 1896 and 1901. Highlights include several rare examples of Cipedes (now incorporated into Tasikmalaya), once famous for a distinctive, rich red which has not been produced for over fifty years. 130 pieces will be presented during the exhibition with 3 rotations. 34 - 40 pieces will be on show at a time. There will be an extensive catalogue.

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand

Workshop: 'The Soul Of Batik' Workshop in Bali, Indonesia William Ingram

24 Feb to 2 Mar 2019 9.30am - 4pm

The Soul of Batik Workshop

- A workshop led by Nia Fliam and Agus Ismoyo of Brahma Tirta Sari with 5 days of studio time exploring both the processes of natural dyed batik and an understanding of intangible culture that is at the heart of batik. The goals are for the participants to initiate or improve the technical aspects of their batik skills, to enhance their creative process through a personal project, gain insight into Indonesia's traditional natural dye practices.


Threads of Life Studio, in Bali, Indonesia

Exhibition: VIS-A-VIS Batik exhibition in the Netherlands
Photo of Rita Trefois
Rita Trefois

3 to 22 Mar 2019

An exhibition of batik works by Ria van Dijk, Els van Baarle, Helene De Ridder and Rita Trefois.

HighFiveArt, Hoogbraak 5, 5111 CS Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands

Exhibition: Contemporary Textile Fair 2019 at the Landmarks Arts Centre
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Rosi Robinson

22 to 24 Mar 2019 10 - 5

Rosi Robinson will be exhibiting at the Contemporary Textile Fair, Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, Middlesex - Stand 56

Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 9NN

Exhibition: International Textile Biennial 2019 in Haacht Belgium
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Rita Trefois

23 to 31 Mar 2019

The International Textile Biennial 2019 organised by Kunststichting Perspektief vzw. Rita Trefois has had her work accepted.

Gemeenschapscentrum Den Breughel (Cultural Community Centre), Westpelaarsesteen, Belgium
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