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GALT, GAMES & GARLAND EXHIBITION & MODERNIST MAGAZINE LAUNCH

Exhibition & Magazine Launch

You are invited to the launch of GALT, GAMES & GARLAND our exhibition of our GALT toys, games and puzzles - designed and produced by James Galt and Co.Ltd in the 1960s and 70s.

The evening will also be the launch of GAMES, issue 22 of The Modernist magazine- The Modernist is a magazine about 20th Century architecture & design published in Manchester by The Modernist Society.

 

Based in Manchester, Galt revolutionised the nature of play in Britain, employing Ken Garland Associates to rebrand, package and produce an innovative product range, based on new modernist and educational principles. 

This is the first ever major retrospective of Galt's achievements, displaying over sixty varied examples, collected by the curators, along with catalogues, books and other artefacts and ephemera. 

Everyday modernism, new ideas for a new world from Bauhaus to your house

Exhibition: Devised and curated by Natalie Ainscough & Stephen Marland

VenueCentral Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD (1st Floor)

Date: 12.04.2017 at 6.00pm

Catalogue: available here - while stocks last

 
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Earlier Event: April 8
Manchester Print Fair
Later Event: April 21
DECADES - PUBLICATION LAUNCH