LâEventail et La Mode…..fans and fashion in September 2016
LâEventail et La Mode
A unique opportunity to view museum quality antique costume and fans will be presented to the Public in France on September 3rd and 4th !
The Comite des Fetes in Saint-Eustache ( a small village above Lake Annecy) will mount a special exhibition of costumes and fans from … Read more âș
LONDON goes to the USA!
No, not another London bridge crossing the Pond, far more exciting!
The following information has been ( rather belatedly) received from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Hopefully FCI/FANA members will be there in their hordes and can report back to us.
As part of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museumâs Enid and Lester Morse Historic … Read more âș
EVENTAIL: Elegance et Utilite
Can we tempt youâŠâŠâŠâŠâŠâŠâŠâŠâŠâŠto the South of France this summer?
Such a terrible thing, hearing about a new exhibition and then realising that it is miles away!
But, should you be down in the South of France between May 20th 2016 and October 28th, 2016, you should try make a special trip … Read more âș
Treasures at the FAN MUSEUM Greenwich UK
The UKâs only museum dedicated to the history of fans and craft of fan making celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary in 2016. To mark the occasion an exhibition of the Museumâs finest fans, Treasures of The Fan Museum, will run from 16 January to 05 June 2016.
For this celebratory show, the Museumâs curators have … Read more âș
NEW book, Meru exhibition
Due out, in tandem with the Meru exhibition, a book produced by Sylvain Le Guen and Georgina Letourmy-Bordier , full of fabulous photos!
The hardback book produced for the exhibition in Meru is Read more âș
TEXTILE SOCIETY: ANTIQUE TEXTILE FAIR
‘L’eventail – Matieres d’excellence’
and retails at 33 euros, plus postage from the museum.:
Musee de la Nacre et de la Tableterie, …
For those of you who are feeling the need to treat yourself to a fan, The Textile Society will hold their annual London Fair in October.
Several dealers are known to stock fans for sale, and of course there is a myriad of colour and treasures to enjoy, with textiles and costume from all over … Read more âș
LACE FANS Exhibited! Sebourg, France, 2015
FCI and CE Participate in the Lacemakersâ Biennial in Sebourg, Northern France
The theme: Paraguay and Nanduti Lace, and fans
The dates:Â Â June 6th and 7th 2015
The aim:Â Â Â Â Â Â To publicize our organisations and lace fans
The result:Â Â Some new members, and an excellent opportunity to exhibit fans!
Over four … Read more âș
30th Anniversary of Cercle de L’Eventail
This announcement is to alert members of FCI to the events proposed by the Cercle de L’Eventail (CE) in celebration of their 30th Anniversary in 2015. The celebrations will be held over 3 days, September 17th to 19th inclusive.
Our friends in the CE have been generous enough, once again, to invite those FCI members … Read more âș
What’s happening in BEDFORD in May……
May 2015 at The Higgins, Bedford
Collectors gallery – Entry free
The Fan Circle International are celebrating 40 years in 2015 and are marking the occasion with a display of beautiful lace fans for the month of May here at The Higgins Bedford.
A handcrafted fan has been specially created for the display … Read more âș
FAB FEATHERS at The Bowes Museum
PLUMES FEATHERS IN FASHION, the Bowes Museum Barnard Castle, UK, 5/10/14 to 19/04/15
This exhibition was initiated by MoMu Museum Antwerp.
Dresses included ones by Thierry Mugler, Dior, Gaultier, Prada, Gucci, LanvinÂ and Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton, amongst others. As well as a small selection of fans, this very striking exhibition feathered hats and … Read more âș