Leeds artist Helen Gibson – professionally known as The Perky…
Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters
23 Mar 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
What is craft and why does it matter?
A new exhibition, Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters, reopened Harewood House in Yorkshire and launched the inaugural Harewood Biennial, the first and largest exhibition of its kind in the UK outside London.
It features 26 of the most exciting British-based makers, from fashion and textiles to ceramics and metalwork, alongside a programme of events, bookable workshops and activities. Three new commissions are works from renowned craft pioneers Anthony Burrill, Faye Toogood and Max Lamb.
Harewood House, just outside Leeds, was originally built as a show house, using some of the finest craftspeople of the time. Fast forward 250 years and it is perfectly positioned to spearhead a conversation in what role craft has today and what potential it has to shape our future.
The exhibition continues to 1 September 2019.
Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.
Online ticket prices
Must be booked in advance by the day before your visit
Adult £13.50 (£15 with Gift Aid) / Child £7.20 (£8 with Gift Aid)* / Family £36 (£40 with Gift Aid) † / Tickets prices at the Gate
Available to buy on the day
Adult £15 (£16.50 with Gift Aid) / Child £8 (£8.80 with Gift Aid) * / Family £40 (£44 with Gift Aid) † / * children aged 4 to 17 years old, under 4s go free
† family ticket includes two adults and two children aged 4 to 17 years old, under 4s go free
- Wheelchair access
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