POTS AND FROCKS – THE WORLD OF GRAYSON PERRY. Our speaker is Ian Swankie. Widely known for his appearances dressed as his feminine alter ego, Claire, Grayson Perry RA is now a core part of the art establishment. His works of ceramics, textiles, tapestries and prints are highly sought after. Often controversial, he is able to […]
We would like to ask more of our member their views about our Lectures. Your evaluation and the others we receive will be confidential and will remain anonymous. The idea is to ask a different group of members every time so you wont be asked that often. We send evaluations of all our lectures to the […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Our November meeting will be the last chance for you to sign up for our festive lunch. Or you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve place. Cost £28.00
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 […]
Please go to the volunteering section, under Rescue the Tunnel tab, to find a report and photos of The Young Arts project we have supported this year.
We are planing to hold a festive lunch at he Masonic Hall on Tuesday 4th December. Details were emailed round and forms for bookings will be available at our lecture on 9th October. Cost £28.00 per head. To see the choice of menu please go to the events page
FOREIGNERS IN LONDON: ARTISTS THAT CHANGED BRITISH ART our speaker is Leslie Primo