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Events & Exhibitions


Dates & Times

6 - 31 Mar 2018

Tuesday - Saturday

10am - 5pm, Sat 10am to 4pm

Private View

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Willis Museum

Market Place, Basingstoke RG21 7QD, UK

Entry Cost

Entry Fee

Inspired: Creative Collections

Follow Tori's design process as she takes inspiration from Hampshire Cultural Trust's Chace Tapestry

The Creative Collections project celebrates the iconic objects found at Hampshire Cultural Trust, Jane Austen’s House Museum and the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.  Featuring talented practitioners, the exhibition displays the work of artists and designers commissioned to make work inspired by the collections. From the fabric of Austen’s pelisse coat, to the world land speed record-breaking car, ‘Bluebird’, join us to see their unique responses.  Artists include Timorous Beasties, Minnow Designs, Claire Gaudion, Simon Harmer, Liz Lippiatt, Tori McLean, Chloe Menage, Mariska Parent and Kim Whitby.  Within the exhibition see how artists and designers turn collections into merchandise. This exhibition follows the design journey from collections to commerce, with designs inspired by Hampshire Culutral Trust's collections.  

Tori's design process as she takes inspiration from Heywood Sumner's Chace Tapestry (held in Hampshire Culural Trust's Collections) and using linocuts turns her prints itno designs for  commerical textiles.

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