Programme for 2023-2024

The 2023-24 season of monthly lectures begins on Thursday 5 October with Tulipmania - a 17th century passion in art, gardens and collecting, given by Anne Haworth.  We have, as usual, aimed to cover a wide range of topics in the arts, from carpets to Valentines, from stained glass to stone and from porcelain to painters, from Giotto to Jackson Pollock.  Please see fuller details of each lecture, below

Thu 5th Oct 2023

Tulipomania – A 17th Century Passion in Art, Gardens and Collecting

Thu 2nd Nov 2023 `A Carpet Ride to Khiva and Central Asia’
Thu 7th Dec 2023 The Nativity in Art from Giotto to Picasso
Thu 4th Jan 2024 Eleanor Coade and her Stone
Thu 1st Feb 2024 200 Years of Valentines
Thu 7th Mar 2024

The History of the City of London Through Stained Glass

Thu 4th Apr 2024

Chinamania: The Impact of Chinese Porcelain on European Taste, Collecting and Display

Thu 2nd May 2024 Breughel : The Seasons and the World.
Thu 6th Jun 2024 Breaking the Ice-Jackson Pollock and American Abstract Impressionism
Thu 4th Jul 2024

The Ultimate Wall Decoration

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