Lecture Programme 2016/17

18th July 2017

Annual General Meeting at 10am.  Doors open at 9:30am

 

BRILLIANT BRITISH HUMOUR IN THE FORGOTTEN ART OF THE PICTURE POSTCARD 1909 – 1939
Lecturer: James Taylor

 

20th June 2017

THE ART AND CULTURE OF ‘FIN-DE-SIECLE’ VIENNA
Lecturer:  Christopher Garibaldi

 

16th May 2017

TREASURES OF THE TURF – FINE AND DECORATIVE ARTS OF HORSE-RACING
Lecturer:  Christopher Garibaldi

PRECEDED by:  Presentation by Georgian Gardens School

 

18th April 2017

MEXICAN ART AND CULTURE : PAST AND PRESENT
Lecturer: Chloe Sayer

 

21st March 2017

PIERRE BONNARD – PAINTING WITH LIGHT

Lecturer: Julian Halsby

 

21st February 2017

TATE MODERN : YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIKE MODERN ART TO ENJOY IT !
Lecturer: Linda Collins

 

17th January 2017

ARCHAEOLOGICAL  ADVENTURES  IN  ALBANIA
Lecturer: Louise Schofield

 

17th November 2016

A HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
Lecturer: Claire Walsh

…followed by festive drinks and mince pies!

 

18th October 2016

CHINAMANIA: THE IMPACT OF CHINESE PORCELAIN ON EUROPEAN TASTE, COLLECTING AND DISPLAY
Lecturer: Jane Gardiner

…followed by welcome party for new members

 

20th September 2016

FROM MAGIC LANTERNS TO MGM : THE BIRTH OF THE SILVER SCREEN
AND THE ARTISTS IT INSPIRED
Lecturer: Geri Parlby