October 2019

Eric Ravilious and the Lure of the Everyday

Welcome to The Arts Society Thanet
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 14:00
St Peters Church Hall
Church Street Broadstairs CT10 2TR

Eric Ravilious has been described as the greatest English watercolourist of the 20th Century and his images of the landscape and of everyday objects attract passionate devotees.


Ms Joanna Banham

Jo Banham is a freelance curator, lecturer and writer. From 2006-2016 she was Head of Adult Learning at the Victoria & Albert Museum, and before that Head of Learning and Access at the National Portrait Gallery, and Head of Public Programmes at Tate Britain. She has also been Curator of Leighton House and Assistant Keeper at the Whitworth Art Gallery. She has published on many aspects of Victorian and early 20th century decoration and interiors. She is currently curating an exhibition on William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement for the Juan March Fundacion in Madrid and the Museu Nacional d’Art Catalunya in Barcelona. She is also Director of the Victorian Society Summer School.