Welcome to The William Morris Society, founded in 1955 to share knowledge of the life and works of William Morris amongst our members and the wider public.
Our museum is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are able, please make a donation to help us continue our education work, to care for our unique collection, and to preserve the legacy of William Morris. Thank you!About the society
An introduction to William Morris
William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a revolutionary force in Victorian Britain whose work dramatically changed the fashions and ideologies of the era. As a craftsman, designer, poet, printer, socialist, novelist, and environmentalist, Morris was not only influential in his own time, but his legacy remains alive and important today.About William Morris
The Society has an exciting variety of exhibitions and events throughout the year.
ONLINE EVENT Frederic Leighton travelled extensively in north Africa and the Middle East. The Arab Hall extension to his home in Holland Park is the most spectacular expression of his engagement with the region, but its influence was also felt …Find out more
ALSO COMING UP
ONLINE EVENT In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Emery Walker travelled to many places including almost a full …November 21, 2020 15.00-17.00
An introduction to the art of Arabic Calligraphy with a detailed review of the centuries old traditional tools and materials …
September 30, 2020
The Stockinger – Mary Annie Sloane A pencil drawing of a weaver working at a frame on paper drawn by Mary Annie Sloane ARE (1867-1961). Mary Annie Sloane ARE was an artist known for etching and painting. She was a member of…
September 21, 2020
The Roycroft Campus, The Ruskin Society of North America, and The Guild of St. George (founded by Ruskin in the 1870s in the UK), have come together to collaborate on an exciting series of virtual talks titled “Ruskin, Roycroft, and…