Archive for March 2024

Monday 8th April at 7.30pm “Joseph Wright of Derby and The Men and Art of the Lunar Society” at Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Society Lecture 18th century England saw not only the flowering of the Industrial Revolution but also that of the self-made man. Using the paintings of Sir Joshua Reynolds and others, Leslie Primo will guide us through the lives and …

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On Wednesday 1st May Sheldon Memorial Lecture on “Known almost the World over” as Backhouse’s.

‘Known almost the world over’ as ‘Backhouse’s’: the Backhouse Nursery of York in the 19th and early 20th Centuries by Professor Emerita Gillian Parker. In 1889, the report of a trip made by Manchester horticulturalists to the Backhouse Nursery in …

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Claud Monet as Artist Traveller – Lecture on 9th April 6.30pm to 8.30pm in the Tempest Anderson Lecture Theatre in the Yorkshire Museum

Michael Clarke, the former Director of the Scottish National Gallery, will give a talk entitled, Claude Monet as artist-traveller, his talk will be preceded by a sparkling wine and canapé reception. This talk will serve as an introduction to the …

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