Exhibitions & Displays

The Museum hosts a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions, displaying a broad range of innovative fashion and textiles from designers and makers around the world.


Now and upcoming

Andy Warhol Ice Cream Desserts

Andy Warhol: The Textiles

31 Mar – 10 Sep 2023

An exhibition exploring the beautiful and fascinating textile designs by the influential pop artist and icon Andy Warhol.

A fan created by textile artist, Pauline Caulfield

Pauline Caulfield Textile Works, 1968-2023

31 Mar – 10 Sep 2023

Fifteen pieces ranging from fans, chasubles and fabric panels, illuminating Caulfield’s versatile yet distinctive work.

Peace in Our Time poster, 1938

The Fabric of Democracy: Propaganda Textiles from the French Revolution to Brexit

29 Sep 2023 – 3 Mar 2024

This exhibition explores printed propaganda textiles over more than two centuries, from the French Revolution to Brexit.

Past exhibitions and displays

Our past exhibitions tell the stories of the changing face of contemporary fashion and textile design over the decades from the world’s best designers and makers.

Browse past exhibitions

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