Talks and Lectures

Tickets for all the following events are available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre  01935 815341.  Winter opening hours 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Renaissance Women Artists - at work in the studio, the convent, the church and the place.
An illustrated art history talk by Joanna Cobb

Bringing into focus the major contribution of women artists, including Sofonisba Anguissola, Lavinia Fontana and Susannah Horenbout, within the framework of a Europe marked by cultural richness and political diversity.  Includes tea, biscuits and discussion.

Saturday 9 February 2019  2.30 pm - 4.30 pm Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne.  Tickets £8.00 each.

Pierre Bonnard - The Colour of Memory  
An illustrated lecture by Julian Halsby 

Discover Bonnard's unparalleled ability to capture fleeting moments, memories and emotions on canvas, using intense colours and modern compositions that transformed painting in the first half of the 20th Century.  This lecture coincides with an exhibition at Tate Modern.

Wednesday 27 February 2019 7.30 pm  (Door and bar open 7.00 pm) Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne.  Tickets £9.00

A partnership , fund raising event by Sherborne ArtsLink and the Arts Society Sherborne.

Black Identity in Art - from the Roman Empire to 21st Century. 
An illustrated art history talk by Joanna Cobb

Considering the representation of people of colour as both subject and artist across a range of media, including the contexts within which such works were conceived, created and consumed.  Includes tea , biscuits and discussion.

Saturday 23 March 2019  2.30 pm - 4.30 pm Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 
Tickets £8.00 each

Stained Glass Revealed
An interactive, illustrated talk with samples by Kate Doig

Expert Kate from Firewolf Glass will take you on an exciting journey of discovery through the world of stained glass, past and present.  Includes tea, biscuits and Q&A's throughout

Saturday 27 April 2019  2.30 pm - 4.30 pm Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 
Tickets £8.00 each

Previous Demonstrations/Talks included:

Stunning Effects with Soft Pastels with Keith Stott on 17 November 2018
Portrait Painting with James Budden on 22 September 2018