Gallery Talks

Thursday 7 June 11 am

The Story of the Not-so-Humble Stick Chair by Richard Bebb

At Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery, Felinfoel Road, Llanelli SA15 3LJ

“The construction of stick chairs is as basic as it gets. Small sections of hedgerow timber are banged into a plank seat, creating a low-cost article that can stand daily use and be easily repaired. ”

This talk will trace the development of the stick chair in Wales from the medieval period through to the present, and look at the cultural and craft context in which this versatile form flourished. Richard Bebb is an Honorary Research Fellow at National Museum Wales.

Richard Bebb is an Honorary Research Fellow at National Museum Wales.

In association with the U3A,  part of Oriel Myrddin Gallery’s 50+ programme

Free, no need to book.

 

  


 

Saturday 23 June 2pm

Chair Talk

Why do designers focus on the chair? What is their fascination, why are they embedded so deeply in design history, when is a chair, not a chair? Does it matter? How can we teach Design through the example of chairs?

These and other questions might not be answered by Dr. Pete Spring Ph.D FRSA, FHEA, Senior Lecturer in Product Design and MA Portfiolio Director at Swansea College of Art, University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

At Oriel Myrddin Gallery, free, no need to book

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