Thursday 20th September 2018
Lecturer: Leslie Primo
The Sublime in the Everyday: Vermeer and the Delft school of painting
This lecture will begin by tracing Vermeer’s origins, his early training and influences and how he came to the genre of painting domestic interiors.
Thursday 18th October 2018
Lecturer: Tony Faber
Indians, Buffalo & Storms – The American West in 19th Century Art
Artists were never far behind the explorers who opened up the west of America in the C19th century and they have left us a powerful, if romanticized, record of the country and the people that the
Thursday 15th November 2018
Lecturer: Claire Walsh
Jane Austen’s Christmas
Before the Victorians reinvented it, the traditional Christmas was a very different affair.