Wessex Area

 

In 2023/2024, our 5 day study course will be ITALY: Music, Art, Architecture.  14th November - Day 2 on 14th November, Caroline Knight takes us to Palladio 16c Villas, Palaces and Churches in Veneto. Day 3, The Glory of Rome with Paul Roberts, on Day 4 on 13th February, Peter Medhurst will take us musically on the Grand Tour, and Day 5, Ross King will discuss three artists of the Renaissance.

Wonderful images and fascinating facts will make this a very special Study Course - both 'live streamed' using zoom and in the delightful village hall at Cerne Abbas.

On 25th April 2024, in the Kennet Valley Hall, near Marlborough, our superb study day 'Discovering early 20thC German Art' will cover the Rise of German Expressionism, the Art of Weimar Germany, and The Fate of Art in the Nazi period.  The accredited lecture will be Colin Pink.  This day is open to all members of The Arts Society and non-members.  You can book your ticket on www.tickettailor.com/events/theartssocietywessexarea 

Our 2024/2025 Winter Study series of 5 days will be 'The Silk Road - Art, History and Exploration".  This wonderful series of lectures begins on 15th October 2024 with lecturer Susan Whitfield.  Bookings can be made on www.tickettailor.com/events/theartssocietywessexarea 

The Area also encourages and promotes Heritage Volunteering projects, Arts Volunteering activities and Trails of Discovery projects.  Members of these volunteering activities enjoy working together as a team, exploring new interests and learning new skills. Click here to see what Volunteering is all about.

All Wessex societies welcome new members so please do click on a society near you (the list of Wessex societies is on the right) to see all about that society. Each society holds monthly Lectures as well as Visits to special places and Study Days for a more indepth look at a topic.  Some societies also do Tours abroad which are focussed on the Arts at that location. Guests are always most welcome to attend society events.

Do join us - the Arts Society is all about people enjoying the Arts - do browse our website and visit the societies by clicking the links on the right, and we hope you will enjoy what the Arts Society has to offer.

Anne, Wessex Area Chairman

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EVENTS

16
January
2024

Join us in Cerne Abbas on Tuesday 16th January 2024 for Day 3 of this superb course.

 

16
January
2024

Join us for this superb day which will be 'live streamed' using zoom

13
February
2024

Join us for this superb day which will be 'live streamed' on zoom