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January 2020

Curator’s Talk: David Hockney

January 28 @ 19:00 - 20:00
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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£10.00

Curator’s Talk: David Hockney

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February 2020

Artemisia Gentileschi

February 12 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Artemisia Gentileschi, (1593 -1656), the Italian Baroque artist, is now considered to be one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio. In an era when female painters were not easily accepted find out how she became the first woman member of the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno in Florence.

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March 2020

In Conversation with Sophie Ryder

March 6 @ 19:00 - 20:00
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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£20

In Conversation with Sophie Ryder

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Packing Up the Nation

March 11 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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This is the gripping and sometimes hilarious story of how heroic curators and eccentric custodians saved Britain’s national heritage during our Darkest Hour. As Hitler’s forces gathered on the other side of the Channel, men and women from London’s museums, galleries and archives forged extraordinary plans to evacuate their collections.

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April 2020

Tapestry: The Ultimate Wall Decoration

April 8 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Tapestries were once the most expensive of all wall decorations. Often taking years to produce, they graced some of the most significant courts of Europe. This lecture will explore the making of some of the landmark sets by the weavers of Flanders and the Gobelin factory.

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Festival Insight Evening with Sandy Burnett

April 29 @ 19:30 - 21:30
The Lodge, Esher, The Lodge, Upper Street
Shere, Surrey GU5 9JA United Kingdom
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£10

Discover the music and artists appearing in the 2020 Investec International Music Festival in a relaxed and convivial evening of musical conversation with musician, author and broadcaster Sandy Burnett!

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May 2020

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: The Golden Age of Mexican Painting

May 13 @ 19:30
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera have iconic status in Mexico. Inspired by Aztec and Maya imagery Rivera's intricate visual narratives adorn the walls of public buildings. Kahlo, arguably Mexico’s most original painter, made herself the principal theme of her art. This lecture chronicles their turbulent marriage and Mexico's history after the 1910 Revolution.

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June 2020

Libya Uncovered

June 10 @ 19:30
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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After the Phoenicians settled in the North African ports of Sabratha and Leptis Magna the Greeks built the magnificent city of Cyrene. The Romans followed with Septimus Severus re-creating Leptis Magna, now a world heritage site, as the finest city in Africa. Hear how the coming of Islam changed the old order.

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September 2020

Peggy Guggenheim

September 9 @ 19:30
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Peggy Guggenheim was the “poor little rich girl” who changed the face of twentieth century art. Ahead of her time, she discovered and nurtured a new generation of artists and through collecting not only their art but the artists themselves, her life was as radical as her collection.

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