Embroiderers’ Guild NSW

Embroiderers’ Guild NSW

The Embroiderers’ Guild will present two exhibitions in their recently renovated premises and purpose-built gallery spaces: a contemporary textile display Order and Chaos and the Margaret Oppen competition, which is held every two years with the aim of fostering the achievement of excellence in original embroidery design and technique. In recognition of the Guild 60th year, the theme and title of this year’s competition is Diamonds and other Treasures.

For Craft Up Late, the Guild will be hosting a talk by Mary Brown.Embroidery Surprises in Contemporary Art’ will include a presentation on the unexpected appearance of embroidery in contemporary art exhibitions as well as looking at curated exhibitions in Australia and internationally which are specifically about stitch.

Details: Exhibitions, Friday 6 October – Tuesday 31 October; Craft Up Late, Wednesday 11 October. Refreshments from 5pm, Talk commences at 6pm, Free (RSVP essential, 9743 2501)


Due to delays in building works, these exhibitions have been postponed. Please contact the Guild for more information. Audiences are still invited to the talk with Mary Brown, as part of Craft Up Late, Wednesday 11 October.


Images: Courtesy Embroiderers' Guild NSW