"Liber ethicorum des Henricus de Alemannia" by Laurentius de Voltolina, 14th century

What’s on: future lectures

Lectures cover an extensive range of topics relating to art and architecture. Each lecture lasts for one hour, and is followed by a glass of wine, which gives members the opportunity to socialise and to discuss the lecture with other members, and to talk to the speaker.

Lectures are generally held at The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, and usually start at 6pm. Members may attend lectures without charge, and can invite guests for a fee of £5 each. Visiting full-time students may attend for a fee of £3 (fees are payable at the door). There is no need to book.

NB: CURRENTLY OUR LECTURES ARE ONLINE AND WHILST FREE REQUIRE BOOKING IN ORDER TO JOIN

Members only

Online event

In Focus: Caspar David Friedrich’s Wanderer in a Sea of Fog

  • Mon 1 June 2020
    2-3pm
  • Lecturer: Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff

In this hour-long lecture Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff will take the time to add some background, context and historical perspective to one of art history’s greatest masterpieces, the posterboy for Romanticism and a painting few actually get to visit in person. This small German gem offers introspection and quiet meditation at a time we all need it!

Please note that this lecture will be delivered via Zoom and you will need to be familiar with this app in order to participate – we do not have the capacity to provide any back-up or advice on the use of Zoom.

We recommend that you log on to Zoom 15 minutes before the start time of the event even if you are familiar with the app since the process can take some time if a lot of participants are logging on at the same time.

Members only

Online event

Paint It Black: Titian’s religious paintings for Philip II

  • Thu 9 July 2020
    2-3pm
  • Lecturer: Dr Carlo Corsato

This lecture will examine the religious works which Titian produced for Philip II whilst the artist was working on his series of mythologies for the monarch.

Please note that this lecture will be delivered via Zoom and you will need to be familiar with this app in order to participate – we do not have the capacity to provide any back-up or advice on the use of Zoom.

We recommend that you log on to Zoom 15 minutes before the start time of the event even if you are familiar with the app since the process can take some time if a lot of participants are logging on at the same time.

Lecture Programme Organiser

Susan Nettle