The David Roche Foundation upcoming events calendar

Upcoming events calendar

The David Roche Foundation House Museum is pleased to be able to present the following events relating to our exhibitions, Embroidery: Oppression to Expression and the Salon des Refusés 2021.

On this page, you have an easy to follow list of our events to put in your calendar (so you don’t miss out!). We will be adding more events, so make sure you check back regularly to keep up-to-date with what we have in store.



Thursday 17th | 5-7PM: Twilight Evening at TDRFBe amongst the first to enjoy our new exhibition Embroidery: Oppression to Expression





Thursday 5th | 4 & 6PM: Mind your Ps & QsA talk about the care of samplers and embroideries with Kristin Phillips (Principal Textile Conservator, Artlab Australia)


Thursday 12th | 6PM: In-flight: occurring, carried out, or present while in flight (SALA) exhibition opening


Thursday 19th | 6PM: Survivalist Samplers – ‘sampling’ as a future tradition by Sera Waters


Saturday 21st | 10AM – 1PM: Survivalist Sampler workshop – With contemporary textile artist Sera Waters



Thursday 16th | 6PM: English Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum to Alexander McQueen – A talk by Roger Leong (Senior Curator, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney)


Saturday 18th | 10:30AM: Embroidery now and beyond – A free panel discussion with artists Margaret Lee, Makeda Duong, Caitlin Bowe and curator, Britt Burton, hosted by Nathan Schroeder, Assistant Curator



Thursday 11th | 6PM: Silhouettes: Fashion in the Shadow of HIV & AIDS presented by Skye Bartlett. A Feast Festival 2021 event.


Wednesday 24th | 6PM: Out of Line: The drama and scandal surrounding the Paris Salon des Refusés of 1863 – A talk by Sylvia Sagona



Thursday 2nd | 5-8PM: Twilight EveningSalon des Refusés 2021


Link image: probably Britain, Lyre (initials GR), 1780-1820, probably Britain, silk, metal thread on silk. TDRF 1367


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