19 February 2011, Telford, UK: Midlands MCM Expo
To 6 February, London, UK: Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion, exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, curated by Akiko Fukai of the Kyoto Costume Institute.
To 20 February, Tokyo, Japan: National Museum of Modern Art has a major exhibition of Dolls from its collection
To 6 March, London, UK: Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, unmissable exhibition at the British Museum
To Spring 2011, Preston, UK: Embellished: The Art of Fabulous Fabrics, an astonishing collection of clothes, hangings and other textile treasures from the 1700s to the present, including many previously unseen, at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery.
To 26 June, Manchester, UK: China – Journey to the East, British Museum touring exhibition
To 26 June, Tokyo, Japan: Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace hosts exhibition documenting the struggles of wartime sex slaves. Open Wed-Sun, call 03-3203 4633 for times, info.