A Ruthin Craft Centre study day in partnership with the Open University. Anni Albers (1899-1994) is one of the best-known textile artists of the twentieth century. Her influential work also included prints, wall hangings and jewellery. To coincide with the opening of two complimentary exhibitions at Ruthin Craft Centre, this study day will look at Anni Albers’ innovatory work and her remarkable legacy. Speakers will include design historians and a new generation of artists inspired by her work. Speakers: Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Professor Tim Benton, Professor of Art History, Open University Dr Tag Gronberg, Reader of Art History and Design, Birkbeck College, University of London Ptolemy Mann, Woven textile artist and designer and Inspired by artist Claire Barclay, Fine Artist Chaired by Gill Perry, The Open University and Ann Jones, Southbank Centre Tickets are £25 including light lunch (£20 concession). Please note that places are limited and must be booked and paid for in advance. For further information and details of how to book please visit www.ruthincraftcentre.org.uk or call 01824 704774. This study day is presented on the occasion of the opening of two complementary exhibitions at Ruthin Craft Centre (4 December – 6 February): Inspired by The Legacy of Anni Albers, featuring the work of contemporary artists/designers who have, as the title suggests, been influenced by Albers, and Anni Albers: Design Pioneer An exhibition in association with the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.