With Liberty archivist Anna Buruma
Hear the history of the world-famous London style and design institution Liberty and Co. during the 1950s and 1960s from Liberty archivist and expert Anna Buruma.
Accompanied by rare illustrations from the Liberty archive, Anna Buruma will document how Liberty learned from its mistakes and, indeed, successes to remain one of London’s most revered retailers for over 140 years.
The event starts at 6pm with a glass of wine in the Museum foyer; the talk follows at 6.15pm for 6.30pm in the Fashion Studio and lasts for approximately one hour including the chance to ask questions at the end. It is followed by a book signing. Ticket includes admission to LIBERTY IN FASHION exhibition and guests are welcome to view the exhibition before or after the event.
Anna Buruma is the author of ‘Liberty and Co. in the Fifties and Sixties’. She works as a freelance researcher and has been the archivist at Liberty since 1995 and curator at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design since 2005.
Price £15 / £12 students includes a complimentary drink and exhibition entry.
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