A listing of talks etc. with a flavour of the Arts.
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Paintings have been described as windows on the world, but this study looks at how windows have featured in art throughout the ages. Symbolism, illumination and expressionism have played a part and will be explored through works by Johannes Vermeer, Henri Matisse, Edward Hopper and many others. Please note: this is a repeat of our popular lecture originally scheduled on Thursday 08 August 2019. Thursday 15 August · 10am-1pm £19.80 (£18 concs; £16.50 Members)Find out more »
"The Magic of Prague" Czech Art and Culture Gavin Plumley 11 September 2019 As part of the Hapsburg Empire, Prague was beloved of kings and princes. During the 19th century, however, the Czechs sought to reclaim the city for their own. They imagined a new future by means of architecture, literature, art and music. This talk will show how Czechs created a capital that was fit for a new independent nationFind out more »