To celebrate its second anniversary, the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles is holding “QSMT Festival: Open House”, which will offer many interesting activities for textiles enthusiasts from tomorrow May 9 until May 12. The festival will feature demonstrations on silk reeling, weaving, beetle-wing and silk thread embroidery, tie-dying, and handicrafts/khon mask-making. They will be conducted by members of the Support Foundation, together with the Royal Vocational College for Women and the Royal Craftsmen School, daily from9am to 5pm. Traditional Thai dance from the four regions of Thailand will be performed in the afternoon. The highlights, however, will be these three seminars: - “Textiles and Museum of Textiles in Thailand” by Prapassorn Posrithong, Akadet Nakkabunlung and Dr Anucha Thirakanont on May 9 at 10am. - “The Art of Thai Textiles” by textile guru Paothong Thongchua and Saengduan Channuan, who has developed a silk called ‘Paa Toom Thong’ on May 10 at 10am. - “Thai Silk Fashion and Accessories from the Support Foundation” on May 11 at 1pm. The festival will also feature an exclusive back-of-house tour, which will lead visitors to explore the museum’s conservation lab and selected galleries. The tour will run daily at 10am and 1.30pm on the first three days. Seats are limited. There is no admission fee. - To book a seat for a seminar or a tour, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02-225-9420 or 02-225-9430 ext 0 or 245. Visit www.qsmtthailand.org.
Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Sanam Chai Rd., Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200 Thailand
- Phone number
+66 (0) 2-225-9430 ext 0/ 245 +66 (0) 2-225-9420
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