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Book Review: Arts & Crafts Churches, Alec Hamilton

Book Review: Arts & Crafts Churches, Alec Hamilton

Reviewed by Imogen Hart. The Arts and Crafts movement elevated the ideal of a public decorative art. Church commissions provided opportunities to carry out ambitious, collaborative, communal artistic projects employing a range of materials. Alec Hamilton has published an invaluable new guide for anyone interested in exploring this important dimension of the Arts and Crafts movement. Hamilton’s accessible book offers a comprehensive study of more than 200 Arts and Crafts churches in England, Wales, and Scotland.

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50th Anniversary Greetings from Around the World

50th Anniversary Greetings from Around the World

2021 marks the 50th Anniversary of the William Morris Society in the United States. In May, fellow Morrissians sent greetings and congratulations from across the world as part of our event "Celebrating 50 Years of The William Morris Society in the United States." We...

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International Kelmscott Press Day on Twitter

As well as all the great digital and in-person events, exhibitions, and publications on International Kelmscott Press Day this past weekend, we saw lots of great tweets about the Kelmscott Press. We collected them all in the Twitter moment you can visit below, and you...

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International Kelmscott Press Day Schedule

International Kelmscott Press Day Schedule

On June 26th, 2021, The William Morris Society in the United States is celebrating International Kelmscott Press Day, commemorating the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Kelmscott Press and the 125th anniversary of the publication of the Press's edition of The...

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Modern Language Association 2020

The William Morris Society US sponsored two sessions at the Modern Language Association Convention held in Seattle, WA, in January 2020. Our first session, “Re-evaluating the Pre-Raphaelites,” examined how in the past decade a number of exhibitions from Manchester to...

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College Art Association 2021

College Art Association 2021

On February 13, 2021, The William Morris Society in the United States hosted our first panel at the College Art Association Annual Conference, titled "William Morris Today." Chaired by Imogen Hart (University of California, Berkeley) and Morna O'Neill (Wake Forest...

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Archived Blog

News from Anywhere, 2008-2019

From 2008-2019, The William Morris Society maintained News from Anywhere, http://morrissociety.blogspot.com/. Visit the site to see past announcements and posts from Morris scholars.