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...
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...
Digital Event and Video: Monica Bowen “The Bittersweet Sensations of William Morris and Kehinde Wiley”
On April 28, 2021, Monica Bowen (Seattle University) presented her talk "The Bittersweet Sensations of William Morris and Kehinde Wiley" to a digital audience on Zoom. She explored the use of Morris & Co. designs which feature as the backgrounds of...
Digital Event and Video: Sarah Mead Leonard “Morris’s Imperial & Environmental Materials: A Study in Indigo”
On March 24th, 2021, Dr. Sarah Mead Leonard presented a talk titled "Morris's Imperial & Environmental Materials: A Study in Indigo" to a digital audience on Zoom. Dr. Leonard discussed the indigo used to create Morris's textiles. A question and answer...
International Kelmscott Press Day 2021
On June 26th, 2021, The William Morris Society in the United States organized this event, during which libraries, museums, and other institutions across the world commemorated the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Kelmscott Press and the 125th anniversary of the publication of the Press’s edition of The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.
You can read about these events and find links to digital exhibtions, blog posts, and videos on the event page.
The William Morris Society in the US regularly participates in conferences and symposia, including hosting panels at the Modern Language Association and College Art Association annual conferences.