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.
Join Curator Helen Elletson to explore soon of the fascinating objects in The William Morris Society’s collection William Morris’s ‘new and lighter design’ Morris made his debut as a painter during the ‘jovial campaign’ of 1857 to help decorate the …Find out more
ALSO COMING UP
Curator & writer Suzanne Fagence Cooper shares research from her forthcoming book, ‘At Home with Jane & William Morris’. In …February 15, 2021 13.00-13.30
Join The William Morris Society for our virtual family activity for February half-term. Did you know you can weave with …
December 22, 2020
Would you like to find out more about the fascinating objects held in The William Morris Society’s collection? Our new monthly ‘Coffee with a Curator’ events will give you the chance to meet Curator Helen Elletson and take a closer…
December 11, 2020
On Wednesday 9 December, Arts and Crafts Hammersmith (a collaboration between The William Morris Society and The Emery Walker Trust) hosted a fiendishly difficult virtual quiz about the people and places of Hammersmith’s past. If you missed it, you can…