Criminal Quilts Exhibitions

2020-21 tour

Shire Hall Dorset. Dorchester

4th September- 8th November 2020

Llantarnam Grange Art Centre, Cwmbran

30th January – 13th March 2021

Erewash Museum, Derbyshire 

5th May – 21st June 2021

Ripon Police & Prison Museum 

Summer 2021

The exhibition is still available for loan at various dates in 2021 onwards. Please get in touch if you have a suitable gallery, museum, exhibition space or archive and wish to show Criminal Quilts.

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Criminal Quilts brings together archive research and contemporary textiles inspired by the stories of women photographed in Stafford Prison 187-1916. It has been created by Ruth Singer with volunteers and project partners.

The exhibition includes the specially-commissioned Criminal Quilts film showing archive research and making processes.

Criminal Herstories local history display is touring Staffordshire libraries in 2019.

This exhibition is available for touring and has been designed to be highly flexible to suit different kinds of venues including white-wall art galleries, community spaces, corridor displays. It can also include Criminal Herstories historical display.  Please contact Ruth Singer to discuss possibilities for your venue.