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NEXT LECTURE: “…a little revolution”, Eric Gill, Jacob Epstein and the revival of the Romanesque tradition of direct carving in stone

Thursday 27th September 2018 Speaker: Madeline Goold The working collaboration between Eric Gill and Jacob Epstein in 1910 altered the course of sculpture in England. Rejecting both the Beaux Arts tradition of preparatory, modelled maquettes, and the mason’s rigid craft practice, they did their carving themselves, ‘…uniting what should never have been separated: the artist […]

NEXT VISIT: Visit to Hampton Court Palace

Thursday 4th October Hampton Court is famous for being one of the palaces lived in by Henry VIII. It was built in 1515 and enlarged by Henry from 1529. The following century, William III undertook massive rebuilding and expansion work with a view to rival Versailles. Among the many highlights are Henry VIII’s Great Hall […]

NEXT STUDY DAY: From Baptism to Burial: Entrances and Exits in Medieval Art

Thursday 8th November 2018 Speaker Dr Sally Dormer The liturgical rites of baptism and burial in the Early Medieval church prompted the production of splendid monuments, decorated with functionally appropriate iconography. The trio of lectures in this study day will examine the baptisteries, baptismal fonts and tomb monuments produced in England, France, Germany and Italy […]

The Art Fund Card

From Cardiff Castle and Kensington Palace to the V&A and Tate Modern – the card gives free entry to over 240 museums, galleries and historic houses across the UK as well as 50% off entry to major exhibitions. We currently have one Art Fund Card (also known as the National Art Pass) which is available […]