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DateLecture
12 November 2018The Victorians and their Afterlife.
08 October 2018The Art of the Steal. Nazi looting during World War II.
09 July 2018James Whistler: “The gentle art of making enemies.”
11 June 2018The Magnificent Maya – Fact or Fantasy?
14 May 2018The Herbarium of Carl Linnaeus and the Linnean Society of London.
16 April 2018NB-DATE CHANGE - Foreigners in London – 1520-1677. The Artists that Changed the Course of British Art.
12 March 2018Shaken by an earthquake; Igor Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes.
12 February 2018Wabi and Sabi: the beauty of imperfection.
11 December 2017Io Saturnalia! Happy Christmas the Roman Way.
13 November 2017Healing Stitches: Therapeutic handicraft at the time of war.
09 October 2017George Cruikshank: the man who drew Oliver Twist.
10 July 2017Sir Stamford Raffles: Art Collector and Discoverer of Singapore.
12 June 2017Masquerades, Music Lessons and Monkeys.
08 May 2017Women behind the Lens: outstanding female photographers and their contribution to the art of photography.
10 April 2017Classical Gardens: a New Perspective.
13 March 2017Indians, Buffalo, Storms: The American West in 19th Century Art.
13 February 2017A marvel of Nature: Sofonisba Anguissola
12 December 2016Excess Baggage: The Journey of the Magi from St. Matthew to the Medici.
14 November 2016Treasures of the Turf
10 October 2016Frank Matcham’s Masterpieces: Theatre design and Architecture in Britain
11 July 2016ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
11 July 2016Leonardo da Vinci – Pathfinder of Science
13 June 2016Income and Inspiration: Financial secrets of the Masters
09 May 2016Mr Barry’s Great Work: Rebuilding the Houses of Parliament
11 April 2016Powder and Poison: Cosmetics, Beauty and the Art of Portraiture
07 March 2016Faber and Faber – 90 years of excellence in cover design
08 February 2016The Elgin Marbles
11 January 2016MEMBERS’ NEW YEAR LUNCHEON
14 December 2015Unwrapping the Christmas Story: Paintings, Prose and Poetry
09 November 2015Norfolk's Power Houses : Raynham, Houghton, Wolterton and Holkham
12 October 2015'Archeological Finds in East Anglia'
13 July 2015Annual General Meeting
13 July 2015'The Baltic States: art and culture from the Medieval Hanseatic League to the Tsarist St.Petersberg'
08 June 2015'The Making of Kew'
11 May 2015'The Age of Jazz ! Art Deco, Fashion and Style'
13 April 2015'Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Francis Hals: Art in the garden of God'
09 March 2015'The Art of Waterloo'.
09 February 2015'Who says ? Can we trust the experts on Good or Bad in Art ?
08 December 2014Merrily on High: the History of the English Christmas Carol
10 November 2014The Appreciation of Contemporary Architecture
13 October 2014Three Artists of the First World War

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The Victorians and their Afterlife. Suzanne Fagence Cooper Monday 12 November 2018

Just the talk for a dark and dull November day!  Come and hear Suzanne Fagence Cooper  on:

Ghosts, Mesmerism and Spiritualism, the Victorians were obsessed with the uncanny.  

This lecture lifts the veil on apparitions in Nineteenth Century Art – looking t the darker side of Victorian paintings, novels and photography including works by the Pre-Raphaelites and Dickens.