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An Afternoon of Talks and Discussion – Palestinian Embroidery: A Living Tradition

Join us for a special afternoon of talks and discussion about Palestinian embroidery.

  • 8th July 2023 - 8th July 2023
  • 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a special afternoon of talks and discussion about Palestinian embroidery, its history and importance today, with the exhibition curator and collectors and experts from the region.

2 – 2.50pmMaterial Power curator Rachel Dedman discusses the origins of the exhibition and its presentation in Cambridge and Manchester, followed by audience questions and discussion. Introduced and chaired by Eliza Spindel, Assistant Curator, Kettle’s Yard.

2.50 – 3pm: Short break

3 – 4.30pm: A panel discussion with Maha AbuShusheh, Baha Jubeh, Mary Kawar and Salua Qidan, chaired by Rachel Dedman, followed by audience questions and concluding discussion. See below for participants biographies. 

4.30pm: Event ends 

£10 (£8 Friends, £5 Students), booking required

Facilities

  • Accessibility Guide
  • Air conditioned
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests

Accessibility Facilities

  • Accessibility Guide
  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Staff available to assist
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