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Tuesday March 12th Lecture

Our lecture on 12th March is THE SPIRIT OF THE WAY: THE PILGRIMAGE TO SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA. Our speaker is   Hilary Hope Guise Hilary will explore the Spiritual and Artistic aspects of the famous pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella.

Visit to the Watts Gallery – July 16th

We are planning to visit the Watts Gallery on Tuesday 16th July. Booking are now being taken. The Watts Gallery and artists’ village, near Guildford includes the home, gallery, grounds, Grade I listed Arts and Crafts chapel and studio of the great Victorian artist George Frederic Watts and the renowned designer Mary Watts. Cost:£36.00 p.p. (or […]

Next Lecture – TUESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2019

Our Next lecture is ‘Norman Wilkinson – A dazzling Career.’ All about the life and work of Normal Wilkinson – the inventor of Dazzle Camouflage. The speaker is Dr James Taylor who I am sure many of you will remember from the wonderful lectures he has given us in the past.    

Festive Lunch – Tuesday 4th December.

Our November meeting will be the last chance for you to sign up for our festive lunch. Or you can email:  secretary@theartssocietygravesend.org.uk to reserve place. Cost £28.00

Next Lecture – Tuesday 13th November

Our next lecture is our gold themed lecture to celebrate 50 years of the Arts Society. GILDED GLORIES and our speaker is Joanna Mabbutt – 11 am at the Masonic Hall The art of beating gold leaf and gilding dates back to ancient Egypt. Gold leaf is nearly 500 times thinner than aluminium foil and traditionally […]