Fragility: Prism Textiles

08 October — 19 October 2019

Summary of the exhibition

Explore the concept of fragility through textiles. The international exhibiting group, Prism, brings together a range of quality textile practices with a fine art approach. Their exhibitions offer a different perspective on the medium of fabric, thread, and mixed media and demonstrate the vitality of contemporary stitched textiles.

Prism artists will be in the Gallery throughout their show, providing plenty of opportunities for visitors to receive information about guidance about the artwork on display.

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Free associated events

Hand-stitch as Meditation, Thursday 10 October, 2-4pm - A free workshop to learn how stitch can be therapeutic.

Show and Share Discussion Group, Wednesday 16 October, 11am-1pm - A free forum for members of the public  to bring along a piece of work to discuss with Prism members.

Fun with Stitch Family Session, Saturday 19 October, 11am-1pm and 2-4pm - A free drop-in workshop for all the family! Meet a Prism artist and learn how to use a range of textile skills.

Book your place by calling or e-mailing the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 or

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Book a group visit

The RBSA is open 7 days a week and is free to visit. Group visits and tour groups are welcome.

We can provide a short welcome talk, a brief tour, and copies of gallery information free of charge. Longer tours, talks, and other activities are also available at a small charge to cover expenses. All tours, talks, and other activities are subject to availability and require advance notice.

If you would like to enquire about booking a group visit / guided tour / talk / other activity, please call the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 or e-mail

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Key Dates

  • Galleries 1 & 2
    08 October — 19 October 2019

    An intriguing exhibition of artwork by an international textile group