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The museum's permanent collection includes work by artists and craft workers
of national repute, including Eric Gill, Edward Johnston + Ethel Mairet.
This summer, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft presents a major new exhibition on the work of craftswomen who turned their practice’s into successful businesses between the two World Wars.Find out more »
Simon Barker 2014 Digital video 13 min 02 sec This film was made on location at the Joseph and Anni Albers Foundation in Connecticut, USA, by architect / artist Simon Barker. The parts of two 'Structo Artcraft' looms that had belonged to Anni Albers, and been used since her time at Black Mountain College in the 1930s, were repaired and restored to working order by weaver Ismini Samanidou and Simon Barker. The film documents the slow, meditative process of Ismini making…Find out more »
Contemporary weaver Alice Timmis takes part in a residency at the museum, working on a beautiful George Maxwell loom.Find out more »