Duchess pays visit to Sussex art exhibition

The Duchess of Cornwall got to grips with the art of origami. Picture: Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft
The Duchess of Cornwall got to grips with the art of origami. Picture: Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

Schoolchildren from Ditchling were able to lend a hand when the Duchess of Cornwall got to grips with the art of origami.

The pupils from Ditchling (St Margaret’s) Church of England Primary School were enjoying a trip to a special exhibition at Two Temple Place on London’s Embankment on Tuesday.

The Duchess of Cornwall got to grips with the art of origami. Picture: Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

The Duchess of Cornwall got to grips with the art of origami. Picture: Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

Her Royal Highness the Duchess was also there to view stunning works of art from Sussex galleries.

The exhibition called Sussex Modernism: Retreat and Rebellion, has been organised by a consortium of nine galleries led by Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft and curated by Dr Hope Wolf from the University of Sussex. It tells the story of the extraordinary artists andcraftsmen who settled in the county in the early 20th century.

As President of Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, the Duchess had a special interest in visiting the exhibition, which continues until until Sunday April 23.

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The Duchess of Cornwall got to grips with the art of origami. Picture: Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

The Duchess of Cornwall got to grips with the art of origami. Picture: Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

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