E-News Bulletin January 2021

SOCIETY EVENTS

NEW EVENTS: BOOKING NOW OPEN
Leon Battista Alberti, a two-day online study event led by Andrew Spira on 25/26 January, 2-4pm

The use of light in ecclesiastical upper spaces during the Middle Ages, an online lecture given by Toby Huitson on 1 February at 6pm

Representing the City: Victorian London, a five-week online course led by Jo Rhymer starting in the spring term, 15 April-13 May, 2-4pm

There are still places on the following online five-week courses:

Abstract Expressionism, led by Ben Street from 6 January-3 February. Please note that the first session is from 1-3pm and 10am-12pm for the following four sessions

Lucca and the Art of Luxury, led by Geoffrey Nuttall from 9 February-9 March, 11am-1pm

Please check our website for further information on events and booking.

BIRKBECK
Open-enrolment Short Courses in the History of Art
The History of Art Department is offering an online programme of one- and two-term short courses and study events open to all during the 2021 spring/summer terms. The programme covers many periods and aspects of art. Full details are available in the department’s brochure.

ONLINE EVENTS IN JANUARY

THE COURTAULD RESEARCH FORUM
Upcoming events
The institute has arranged a series of online events during January and beyond.

THE LONDON AMBLER, online walks from 12 January 2021, 7-8pm
London Arteries
Now that it is chilly outside you might like to take a virtual architectural walk with Mike Althorpe, urban historian and architectural researcher. A series of six walks exploring the capital’s arterial routes.

MURRAY SEMINARS ON MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE ART, 26 January 2021, 4.40-6.30pm
On the trail of the lonesome nun – Giusto de’ Menabuoi’s London triptych
Laura Jacobus, retired Birkbeck Senior Lecturer, will discuss online the suggestion that the small triptych in the National Gallery was made for a young girl on becoming a nun.

WHITE CUBE MASON’S YARD, until 30 January 2021
Tracey Emin: Living Under the Hunters Moon
A virtual viewing of the gallery’s current exhibition of the artist’s paintings, neon, sculpture and film intended to coincide with the Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch exhibition at the Royal Academy.

 

Whilst museums and galleries in London have again had to close their doors, many institutions are offering online events and tours of their collections. You might like to take the opportunity to explore websites of museums that you would not normally be able to easily visit.

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E-News Bulletin January 2021

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