Programme for 2020‑21
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March 4th (Wednesday)
Outing: Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea
"Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh"
March 14th (Saturday)
March 25th - 2pm & 7.30pm
Modern British Sculpture 1900 - 1950
April 22nd - 2pm & 7.30pm
New Dawn in the Houses of Parliament
April 29th (Wednesday)
Outing: A return visit to Champs Hill Coldwaltham
May 27th - 2pm & 7.30pm
A Brief Story of Wine
May 29th (Friday)
Outing: Leonardslee Gardens
Rearranged for May 2021
June 24th - 2pm & 7.30pm
The Architecture of Canals, History and Heritage
July 15th (Wednesday)
Outing: Guided tour of Sea City (Titanic)
July 22nd - 2pm & 7.30pm
Treasures of the Fan Museum
September 7th (Monday)
Outing: The Fan Museum and the Painted Hall Greenwich
Vimeo Production - The Bauhaus: Idea and Reality
Gavin kindly prepared this online presentation celebrating the centenary of the Bauhaus. We heard about the lives of the Bauhaus artists and designers and how their work revolutionised the world we inhabit.
October 5th (Monday) to 11th (Sunday)
Tour: The Italian Lakes & Milan
Postponed until September 2021
October 28th - 2pm
Zoom lecture - Post-war Australian Art
Apart from a 'few notables' e.g. Sidney Nolan, much Australian fine art is neglected in Britain. There are many talented and inventive artists and it certainly has a place in Western art. Paul's colourful and eye-catching talk corrected any preconceptions in that regard.
November 14th (Saturday)
Special Interest Morning: In search of Stravinsky's piano teacher
November 25th - 2pm
Zoom lecture - Fashion, Fury and Feminism: Women's fight for change
Tessa has written recently in The Arts Society Magazine about the struggle for recognition of otherwise unsung female high achievers.
January 27th - 2pm
Zoom lecture - 150 years of Underground Design
Mark is a transport design historian; he is known for his sense of humour and is highly regarded by audiences both live and in the media.
February 24th - 2pm
Zoom lecture - 20th Century Glass – new markets
A welcome return of Mark Hill, highly knowledgeable on 20th C art and design and particularly glass. Often seen on the Antiques Roadshow, where he is an expert on mid-century objects.
The AGM preceded this talk on Zoom