Upcoming Events

 

Bruton School for Girls – The Eccentricity Effect: Does Knowledge of an Artist’s Life Affect How We Perceive Their Work?
September 26th 2018

Llandaff 50+ – Lecture title TBC
October 3rd 2018

Saga Art Appreciation Holiday –  ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
October 7th 2018

The Arts Society – NEROCHE, SOMERSET Arts Society – The Glasgow Boys and their triumph over the Edinburgh ‘Glue-Pots’
November 5th 2018

The Romney Society, Kendal, Lecture title TBC
November 9th 2018

The Arts Society – HEREFORD Arts Society – ‘All the Lonely People’: The work of American Realist Edward Hopper’
November 13th 2018

Dauntseys School – Painting Winter
November 26th

Penarth Rotary and 41 Club – The Naked Truth about Victorians: The Nude in 19th Century Art
November 28th 2018

Cowbridge Arts Society – The Man with the Pitchfork: Iconic paintings from early 20th Century America
November 29th 2018

The Arts Society – CIRENCESTER Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
December 12th 2018

The Arts Society – HARROGATE Arts Society – ‘Secrets and Symbols in Painting’
January 14th 2019

The Arts Society – BERLIN Arts Society – ‘Gardens of Earthly Delight: Gardens, Flora and Agriculture in Art’
January 28th 2019

The Arts Society – PENANG, MALAYSIA Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
February 7th 2019

The Arts Society – PENANG, MALAYSIA Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
February 9th 2019

The Arts Society – TAUNTON VALE Arts Society – The first modern British artists? The radical and scandalous Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
February 19th 2019

Sapienza Travel – Florence, Italy – ‘Florence: Birth of the Renaissance’ tour
March 5th – 9th March 2019

“Stella Grace Lyons will lead us on this tour, which provides an introduction to Renaissance Florence. We will explore various aspects of the city: its civic heart, grand religious institutions, major palaces and galleries, and will also examine the influence of some of its most prolific cultural patrons, such as the Medici family. Many of the sites we will visit house vast art collections. We have carefully chosen a cross-section of works from selected artists to focus, aiming to give you a foundation of knowledge of Florence, of its culture, its history, its art and its people.”

Highlights include:


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The Arts Society – EAST GRINSTEAD Arts Society – Magic, Mystery and Myth in 19th Century Symbolist Art
March 12th 2019

The Arts Society – DANE VALLEY Arts Society – The Eccentricity Effect: Does Knowledge of an Artist’s Life Affect How We Perceive Their Work?
March 13th 2019

The Arts Society – ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
March 15th 2019

The Arts Society – RUGBY Arts Society – Ladies of the Night: Art History’s Greatest Muses
March 21st 2019

Sapienza Travel – The Dutch Golden Age in Amsterdam, Haarlem and The Hague March 26th – 30th March 2019

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Sapienza Travel – The Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts & Crafts Movement in the Cotswolds and Beyond
April 3rd – April 7th

Highlights include:


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The Arts Society – TAUNTON Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
April 11th 2019

The Arts Society – SAFFRON WALDEN Arts Society – ‘Between the Sheets: The Bedroom in Art History’
April 17th 2019

Sapienza Travel – Glasgow and Edinburgh: Charles Rennie Mackintosh, The Glasgow Boys and The Gluepots
April 30th – May 4th

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The Arts Society – CARDIFF Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
May 9th 2019

The Arts Society – HONITON Arts Society – ‘Painting the Land of the Midnight Sun’
May 14th 2019

The Arts Society – HALLAMSHIRE Arts Society – ‘Secrets and Symbols in Painting’
May 15th 2019

Cowbridge Arts Society – ‘The Eccentricity Effect’
May 23rd 2019

Voyages to Antiquity – Rome to Seville cruise
May 25rd 2019

The Arts Society – SOUTH EAST SUFFOLK Arts Society – ‘The Man with the Pitchfork: Iconic paintings from early 20th Century America’
June 4th 2019

Hebridean Island Cruises – Celtic Panorama cruise
June 11th – 18th 2019

The Arts Society – SURREY Arts Society – ‘Off with his head! Is Salome the greatest femme fatale in Art History?’
June 20th 2019

Hebridean Island Cruises – The Romantic Main and Rhine (Germany) cruise
July 14th – 22nd 2019

Voyages to Antiquity – London to Lisbon cruise (15 nights)
August 14th 2019

The Arts Society – MOOR PARK Arts Society – Extreme Personalities
September 4th 2019

The Arts Society – WOKING Arts Society – ‘Between the Sheets: The Bedroom in Art History’
September 11th 2019

The Arts Society – EAST SUSSEX Arts Society – Stripped Naked: The Nude in Art History’
September 25th 2019

The Arts Society – GIBRALTAR Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
October 16th 2019

The Arts Society –  DE LA FRONTERA (SPAIN) Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
October 16th 2019

The Arts Society – MALMESBURY Arts Society – ‘Gardens of Earthly Delight’
November 12th 2019

The Arts Society –  WELWYN GARDEN Arts Society – Parisians at Leisure: The absinthe fuelled café culture of 19th Century Paris
November 21st 2019

The Arts Society – BEACONSFIELD Arts Society – American Art Study Day
November 21st 2019

The Arts Society – SEDGEMOOR Arts Society – ‘Painting Winter’
December 4th 2019

The Arts Society – CLAPHAM COMMON Arts Society – ‘Painting Winter’
December 11th 2019

The Arts Society – WINDSOR Arts Society – ‘Angels – not just for the top of the tree: Celestial Beings in Art ‘
December 18th 2019

The Arts Society – EVESHAM Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
January 8th, 2020

The Arts Society – WORCESTER Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
January 14th, 2020

The Arts Society – BASINGSTOKE Arts Society – Edward Hopper
January 15th

The Arts Society – GRANTHAM Arts Society – ‘Painting Winter’
January 21st, 2020

The Arts Society – JAVEA (SPAIN) Arts Society – ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh – more than just a tea room!’
February 6th, 2020

The Arts Society – LOCH LOMOND Arts Society – ‘Do women have to be naked to get into museums?’
February 11th, 2020

The Arts Society – CANTERBURY Arts Society – Edward Hopper
February 19th, 2020

The Arts Society – WEST SUFFOLK Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
March 3rd, 2020

The Arts Society – LAVANT VALLEY Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
March 10th, 2020

The Arts Society – LIVERPOOL Arts Society – ‘Secrets and Symbols in Painting’
March 18th, 2020

The Arts Society – CUMBRIA  Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
March 19th, 2020

The Arts Society – DOVE VALLEY Arts Society – ‘Gardens of Earthly Delight: Gardens, Flora and Agriculture in Art’
April 8th 2020

The Arts Society – ISLE OF WIGHT Arts Society – ‘Gardens of Earthly Delight: Gardens, Flora and Agriculture in Art’
April 16th 2020

The Arts Society – TUNBRIDGE WELLS Arts Society – Charles Rennie Mackintosh
April 23rd 2020

The Arts Society – LIMPSFIELD Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
April 29th 2020

The Arts Society – AYRSHIRE Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
May 11th, 2020

The Arts Society – DUMFRIES Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
May 12th, 2020

The Arts Society – NORTH BUCKS Arts Society – Lecture title TBC
May 14th 2020

The Arts Society – NORTHAMPTON Arts Society – ‘Stripped Naked: The Nude in Art History’
May 20th, 2020

The Arts Society – MID WALES Arts Society – ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh – more than just a tea room!’
May 28th, 2020

The Arts Society – HAMPSTEAD HEATH Arts Society – Ladies of the Night
July 16th, 2020

The Arts Society – NEW ZEALAND ART SOCIETY TOUR
August 28th – September 17th 2020

The Arts Society – CARDIFF Arts Society – ‘Are you looking at me? How to look at portrait painting’
November 12th, 2020

The Arts Society – WYLYE Arts Society – ‘Angels – not just for the top of the tree: Celestial Beings in Art ‘
December 9th, 2020


RECENT PAST EVENTS

The Last Pre-Raphaelite: The enchanting works of Edward Burne-Jones
September 20th, St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, Penarth
The first modern British artists? The radical and scandalous Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
September 13th, St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, Penarth
Stripped Naked: The Nude in Art History
September 4th- 18th at Insole Court, Llandaff. 
Fred Olsen – Norwegian Fjords cruise (9 days)
July 12th 2018
Voyages to Antiquity – Norwegian Fjords, Edinburgh and Amsterdam (15 days)
June 23rd 2018
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday –  ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
June 17th 2018
Day School at Chapter Arts Centre: The Man with the Pitchfork: Iconic paintings from 20th Century America
 5th May
From rowdy drinkers to lonely hotel rooms: Everyday Life in Art
Insole Court, Llandaff, Cardiff (4 week course)
April 26th – May 17th, 2018
Saga Art Appreciation Cruise (1 week) – ‘The Golden Age of Dutch Art’
April 3rd 2018
‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh – more than just a tea room!’
29th March, St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, Penarth
‘The Glasgow Boys and their triumph over the Edinburgh ‘Glue-Pots’
15th March, St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, Penarth
Everyday Life in Painting: Cowbridge Town Hall, Cowbridge (4 week course),

25th January – 15th February, 2018, 13.00-15.00.
How to Look at Paintings: Insole Court, Llandaff, Cardiff (4 week course)
January 23rd – February 13th, 2018, 11.00-13.00.
Contemporary Art Society for Wales (CASW), ‘Margaret McDonald and the Glasgow School’
January 23rd 2018, 7.30pm, Cardiff University.
Drawing Room Discussions: Maev Kennedy Presents Magic – ROSL Arts – Royal Overseas League Club lecture in association with The Arts Society.

December 5th, ROSL Arts – Royal Overseas League Club, 5 Park Place, London, 6.30-8.30
Painting Winter: A Christmas Art History Lecture with mince pies and mulled wine
November 30th 2017, Cowbridge Town Hall, Lesser Hall, 6-8pm.
December 7th 2017, Penarth St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, 6-8pm.
Dauntsey’s School, Wiltshire – ‘Facing the World: How to Look at Portrait Painting’
November 20th 2017
Cowbridge Arts Society – ‘Symbols in Paintings: Unlocking Hidden Meanings in Art’
November 9th, Old Hall Cowbridge
Hebridean Island Cruises – Grand Houses and Castles of the Clyde
October 31st 2017 (1 week)
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday –  ‘Art in the North East’
October 19th 2017
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday – ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
October 10th 2017
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday –  ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’

July 23rd 2017
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday –  ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
May 28th 2017,
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday – ‘Liverpool’s Art Collections’
May 11th 2017
Saga Art Appreciation Cruise – ‘Amsterdam and the Golden Age of Dutch Art’
April 2nd 2017
Winscombe Art Appreciation Society,’The Glasgow Boys and their triumph over the Edinburgh ‘Glue-Pots’
March 20th 2017
How to Look at Paintings: Cowbridge Town Hall, Cowbridge
February 24th – March 17th, 2017
The Art of the Northern Renaissance: Classical Education Forum
February 11th 2017, 10.30 – 15.30
Victorian Avant-Garde: Love, Lust and Beauty: The Kymin, Penarth
January 20th 2017 – 10th February
Painting Winter: Snow Scenes in Art (day school): Penarth Pier Pavilion
December 4th 2016, 10.30am – 3.30pm, Penarth Pier Pavilion.
Women Artists: From Gentileschi to Emin (day school): Classical Education Forum
September 13th 2016, 10.30 – 15.30
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday
August 28th 2016, ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’.
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday
August 14th 2016, ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday
July 24th 2016, ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
How to Look at Paintings (day school): Classical Education Forum 
July 9th 2016, 10.30 – 15.30
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday
July 3rd 2016, ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
The Nude in Art (day school): Classical Education Forum 
June 4th 2016, 10.30 – 15.30
Saga Art Appreciation Holiday
May 29th 2016, ‘Art Treasures of Birmingham’
Women Artists: From Gentileschi to Emin (day school): Penarth Pier Pavilion
February 27th, 10.30 – 3.30 pm, Penarth Pier Pavilion. Click here to buy tickets for this course.
Looking at Early Renaissance Painting (4 week course): Penarth Pier Pavilion
February 4th, 11th, 25th, 3rd March, all 2.00 – 4.00pm, Penarth Pier Pavilion. Click here to buy tickets for this course.

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