Art lectures and talks

A programme of talks and lectures exploring Art History and themes from the gallery’s exhibition programmes.

Delivered in partnership with Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff, Art Historical London.

Modern Thinkers

This lecture is an introduction to the key thinkers of the early 20th century. Covering the transformation and styles of famous such artists like Matisse, Rothko, Cézanne, Picasso and Hirst. Exploring the movement between Fauvism and Cubism and Abstract expressionism onto Pop Art. 

  • Date: Tuesday 19 September
  • Time: 1 to 2.30pm
  • Location: Coach House, Orleans House Gallery
  • Price: £12 online or £15 drop-in - 10% off for Richmond Card holders

Book online

Black Renaissance


In this series we will be focusing on an introduction of black figures in European Renaissance Art, including the two famous images of St Maurice and Black Magi.

  • Date: Tuesdays 3 to 17 October
  • Time: 1 to 2.30pm
  • Location: Coach House, Orleans House Gallery
  • Price: £36 for the full series online or £15 drop-in - 10% off for Richmond Card holders
Black Renaissance lecture timetable
Date Lecture Booking
Tuesday 3 October Black Renaissance - Week 1 Book online
Tuesday 10 October Black Renaissance - Week 2 Book online
Tuesday 17 October Black Renaissance - Week 3 Book online

 

Masterpiece a Week

This series of lectures will look at some of the greatest Masterpieces in Art History. Each week we will explore a well-known artist and their work, chronologically moving through European Art, starting with Michelangelo and his Sistine Chapel and ending with the contemporary Rosetta Vase by Grayson Perry.

Each lecture can be enjoyed as a standalone session or as part of the series.

  • Date: Tuesdays 31 October to 12 December
  • Time: 1 to 2.30pm
  • LocationCoach House, Orleans House Gallery
  • Price£84 for the full series online or £15 drop-in - 10% off for Richmond Card holders
Masterpiece a Week lecture timetable
Date Lecture Booking
Tuesday 31 October to Tuesday 12 December Lecture series Book online
Tuesday 31 October Sistine Chapel ceiling, Michelangelo  Book online
Tuesday 7 November Christ driving the moneychangers from the temple, El Greco  Book online
Tuesday 14 November Portrait of Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame, Drouais Book online
Tuesday 21 November Religious Procession in Kursk Province, Ilya Repin Book online
Tuesday 28 November The Harlequin's Carnival, Joan Miró  Book online
Tuesday 5 December Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, Frida Kahlo  Book online
Tuesday 12 December The Rosetta Vase, Grayson Perry Book online

 

Updated: 11 August 2017