The Arts Society Victoria

 

The Arts Society Victoria hosts monthly evening lectures at 7pm on the first Tuesday of most months in The Great Hall at The Grey Coat Hospital School, Greycoat Place, London, SW1P 2DY. Doors open at 6.30pm for drinks, lectures are from 7pm-8pm, and they are followed by questions and a chance to meet with other members and guests.

We welcome new members and are a friendly, inviting society. As a member you will enjoy up to ten evening lectures a year running from November to October (lectures are not held  in January or August). If you are interested in joining please contact the Membership Secretary: membershipvictoria@theartssociety.org or download the Membership Form. 

Please see attachments:

- Lecture Programme for 2019/2020, with details of dates, lecture titles and synopses

- Membership Form

We much look forward to welcoming you to The Arts Society Victoria. 

With best wishes,

The Committee of The Arts Society Victoria

TO JOIN PLEASE CONTACT THE SOCIETY

LOCATION

The Great Hall, The Grey Coat Hospital School
Greycoat Place
London
United Kingdom

SW1P 2DY

MEETING TIMES

7.00pm - 1st - Tuesday


EVENTS

04
February
2020

This GB paint-off pitches together John Constable and L.M.W Turner, comparing their "signature paints", the "technical challenge" of sketching from nature and their respective "showstoppers". But who will ultimately be crowned star painter?

07
April
2020

The lecture presents fascinating histories and journeys behind works of art in today's museums, from the 17th century "Gangster Monarch Collectors" to Napolenon's mass removal of Europe's arts to Paris.

05
May
2020

Why a cupboard might not be a cupboard; why tills were in rather than on counters and how the chest with drawers became the chest of drawers.