November 2019

William Morris at Home

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 14:00
St Peters Church Hall
Church Street Broadstairs CT10 2TR

William Morris considered a beautiful home to be "the most important production of art". This lecture explores not only the decoration of his homes but also the relationships and lifestyles associated with each of them.


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.