the brooch unpinned: the goldsmiths’ company collection 1961–2020: exhibition at the Goldsmiths' Centre, London

12 April - 30 June 2021
Overview

‘the brooch unpinned’, exhibition and online events programme, celebrates the art of the brooch.  this unique exhibition brings together over twenty extraordinary brooches from the goldsmiths’ company collection by some of the leading names in british jewellery design.

‘the brooch unpinned’, exhibition and online events programme, celebrates the art of the brooch.  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. 

 

this unique exhibition brings together over twenty extraordinary brooches from the goldsmiths’ company collection by some of the leading names in british jewellery design, including john donald, mary kessell, andrew grima, ute decker,  wendy ramshaw, david watkins,  daphne krinos, jo hayes ward and jacqueline ryan 

 

the exhibition includes

rolling waves in moonlight #3 - sculptural brooch

the first piece in Fairtrade Gold in the goldsmiths' company collection

 

 

the goldsmiths’ company curatorial team in partnership with the goldsmiths’ centre will also be unpinning the secrets behind the brooch form through a curated programme of online talks. 

 

goldsmiths' centre is open from 9am to 5pm.

free admission

 

The Goldsmiths’ Centre
42 Britton Street
London EC1M 5AD

 

 

  • brief video tour which introduces the exhibition, the spectacular brooches and the thinking behind the display, which is available to watch here.
  • view & book a curated programme of online talks, by visiting

 

goldsmiths' centre

 

 

 

 


 

 

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