This is a short-form list of events organised by Art Friends Warwickshire. Details of all events appear in the relevant issues of ARTLOOK, which can be found HERE
February Monet and the Water Lilies – A Talk by Ross King. This published author and art historian spoke on Monet’s later life and successes with his Water Lilies.
January A talk entitled “PRESENTS AND PROTOCOLS2:GLOBAL DIPLOMATIC GIFTS IN GEORGIAN ENGLAND, 1793-1820” delivered by Zoom, by Curator of Decorative Arts, Rachel Peat Underhill, about gifts received by the Royal Family from Envoys and Ambassadors
December Visit to Compton Verney to see the exhibition “History in the Making” – including exhibits from Woburn Abbey
November Visit to the Phantom Sculpture Exhibition at the Mead Gallery
October Albrecht Dürer – Master Printmaker of the Northern Renaissance – A talk by Natasha Broad of Sothebys
September Afternoon Tea at Shottery and a talk entitled The Lure of Cathay
August Visit to Stowe House
July Visit to the Stanley Spencer Gallery, and Sandham Memorial Chapel
June 5-day trip to Yorkshire
April Visit to Kelmscott Manor
March Annual General Meeting and a talk on Upton House – The Two Lord Bearsteds by Tony Mawbey.
February The Sistine Chapel. Lecture by Ross King.
January Kelmscott Hall and William Morris – a lecture on Zoom by Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff
December The Chinese collection at Compton Verney. Lecture and handling of objects
November Cézanne, a Zoom lecture by Paul Smith
October The Paint Detective, a Zoom lecture by Patrick Baty
September Afternoon Tea at Shottery and a talk entitled “Before and After” – The Restoration of Paintings by Simon Foster.
July and August Visits to the Glass Museum, Stourbridge
June 5-day trip to Sussex, based at Eastsbourne.
April Visit to the Exhibition at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and talk entitled Pissarro: Father of Impressionism.
March Annual General Meeting and a talk by Adam Busiakiewicz, art historian, on George Romney – an Underappreciated Georgian Painter
February British Artists in Love with the Landscape – Gainsborough to Hockney -a talk by Vivien Heffernan
January Visit to the exhibition on Rana Begum at the Mead Gallery, Warwick University and tour of the new Faculty of Arts
December Visit to Compton Verney for Lectures and exhibitions on Grinling Gibbons and John Nash
November Visit to the Laura Knight exhibition at Milton Keynes Gallery
October The Artists of the Artists Rifles – a talk on Zoom by Patrick Baty
September Afternoon Tea at Shottery and a talk entitled The Status of the Oriental Carpet in Venetian Paintings of the Renaissance by Dianne Page
August Visit to Sulgrave Manor
June Chinese Art in the Royal Collection – a talk on Zoom by Rachel Peat
May Art in the Landscape a talk on Zoom by Sarah Shalgosky
April Clara in Qatar: a new life for a Meissen Porcelain Rhinoceros – a talk on Zoom by Dr Sophie Bostock
March Annual General Meeting and talk entitled Graffiti in some North Cotswold Churches on Zoom by David Freke
February Hogarth: Caricaturist or Character Painter? A talk on Zoom by Vivien Heffernan
January Cezanne, the Mont Saint-Victoire and Bibemus Quarry – a talk on Zoom by Dr Paul Smith
December When Persia Came to London, an Introduction to the Arts of Iran – a talk on Zoom by Fuchsia Hart
November Cranach at Compton Verney, Spotlight on the Northern European Collection – a talk on Zoom by Amy Orrock
February Women Artists – a talk by Vivien Heffernan
January A talk on The Fitzwilliam Exhibition on Food and Art by Vicky Avery