To Have and To Hold

01 Feb - 07 Jun 14

This exhibition features over 200 exquisite vintage bags and purses that are the private collection of Melanie Fearon. This vast collection has filled the walls of Melanie’s home for over 25 years and now she is sharing these treasures with the public.

Curated by Gael Henry, Senior Lecturer in Fashion at Northumbria University, the exhibition also features photography and drawing by students and staff at Northumbria University Design Department inspired by the collection.

Special event - Join us on Thursday 13 February, 6 - 8.30pm, to celebrate the launch of the exhibition. Music will be provided by Slowlight Quartet and refreshments will be provided. All welcome.