The Burrell Collection

Creative Masterclass - Silver | Day 1

Creative Masterclass - Silver | Day 1
£9 to £11.50
Dates and times
15th Mar 2024
11:00AM - 4:00PM
All ages

To celebrate the upcoming publication of our latest book, "Introducing British Silver" The Burrell Collection is offering an exciting deep dive into our silver collection with experts from Glasgow Museums, R.L. Christie and Vanilla Ink studios.  

On day one, hear from the experts with a day of presentations from Laura Bauld (Curator of Decorative Arts, 1603-1800) who will be sharing insights into the silver collection at the Burrell and exploring silver marks, Lyndsay McGill (R.L. Christie) who will discuss Scottish silver and Ellie Smith-Barret (CEO, Vanilla Ink Studios) who will share insights into how contemporary practise is influenced by traditional techniques. 

On day two, enjoy and take part in a practical jewellery making session with Vanilla Ink.

You are welcome to book into one day or both – whatever interests you!

Day One - Itinerary

Friday 15th March, 11 am – 4 pm

11 – 11.10 am: Arrivals and refreshments

11.10 – 11.15 am:  Welcome and Housekeeping

11.15 am – 12 noon: Laura Bauld, Curator of Decorative Arts (1603-1800) – Silver at The Burrell Collection

12 noon – 12:45 pm: Lyndsay McGill, R.L. Christie – Presentation title tbc

12:45 – 2 pm: Lunch (not provided)

2 pm – 2.10 pm: return from lunch and refreshments

2.10 pm – 2.55pm: Laura Bauld, Curator of Decorative Arts (1603-1800) – Introduction to Silver marks

2.55 pm – 3.40 pm: Ellie Smith-Barret, CEO Vanilla Ink Studio - Presentation title tbc

3.40 pm – 4 pm: Final Questions for speakers

Follow the links on this page to book your ticket for day one. Tickets for Day 1 are priced at £11.50 (£9 concession)

Find more information and book tickets for the practical workshop with tutors from Vanilla Ink Studios on day two here.

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