Lace Exhibition: Lace Effects 2 – May 25, 2014 to December 7, 2014

Lace Effects 2
Dates:  May 25, 2014 to December 7, 2014
Place: Cité International de la Dentelle et de la Mode de Calais
135, Quai du Commerce, 62100 Calais, France
Hours: April 1 to Oct 31, 10:00 to 18:00 except Tuesday
November 1 to March 31, 10:00 to 17:00 except Tuesday
Closed May 1,Dec 25 and Dec 31 afternoon, also Jan 1-15 inclusive
Admission:  5.00 EUR, 2.5 EUR for students, seniors 65 years and older, handicapped, researchers, persons under 18 years old.  Free for children under 5, everyone the first Sunday in March, June, September and October.
No additional charge for the exhibition.
Website:  http://tinyurl.com/lx3gbuh
Curator:  Shazia Boucher
Contact:  03 21 00 42 30, cite-dentelle@mairie-calais.fr

This is the second of a two-part exhibition on contemporary lace. It is part of the European project “Crysalis”. This is a juried show, there were more than 70 applications, of which 40 were selected, to be shown in two successive exhibitions.   The call for submissions was sent to young emerging designers and students  through a network of European partners; the Ti02 campus (Ronse, Belgium), the University for the Creative Arts (Rochester, England), the Plymouth Collage of Art (Plymouth, England) and the International City of Lace and Fashion (Calais, France).

While Lace Effects 1 focused on lace and fashion, Lace Effects 2 is dedicated to the interpretation of lace in contemporary art.

Lace Effects 2   Calais map

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