Past Lectures organised by Art Friends Cambridgeshire are listed below. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for our inaugural programme.
Alistair Burtenshaw (Brice Director and Chief Executive of Watts Gallery-Artists’ Village): The Artist’s Studio as a Museum: from the home of George Frederic and Mary Seton Watts to an international network alive today (preceded by a short talk by one of the 2021 contestants for the national ARTiculation Prize), in aid of The Roche Court Educational Trust, which runs the annual national ARTiculation Prize for 16- to 19-year old students. (Monday, 31 October 2022)
David Luard, a leading conservator of Grinling Gibbons’ carvings: Grinling Gibbons: master craftsman, in aid of the Grinling Gibbons Society. (Monday, 17 January 2022)
Craig Clunas, FBA, Professor Emeritus of the History of Art, University of Oxford: Doubts about modern art in China: a tale of two Xu (preceded by a short talk by one of the 2020 contestants for the national ARTiculation Prize), in aid of The Roche Court Educational Trust, which runs the annual national ARTiculation Prize for 16- to 19-year old students. (Wednesday, 24 November 2021)
Dominic Wallis, Head of Development, The Society of Antiquaries: Kelmscott Manor: William Morris and his legacy. The lecture followed the Annual General Meeting. (Thursday, 26 August 2021)
James Rothwell, the National Trust’s Curator of Decorative Arts: The Dining Table as Battlefield: silver for courtiers and diplomats from Ickworth, Suffolk, in aid of Moyses Hall, Bury St Edmunds, to support their forthcoming exhibition of works by the 17th century artist Mary Beale. (Thursday, 25 March 2021)
Jennifer Scott, The Sackler Director, Dulwich Picture Gallery: Old Masters in time of crisis, in aid of Dulwich Picture Gallery. (Monday, 15 February 2021)
Jeremy Musson: Cotswold Country Houses: manor houses to the arts and crafts, in aid of the Kelmscott and Morris: Past, Present and Future project. (Tuesday, 11 February 2020)
Jeremy Musson: Classical Elegance: Exploring the interiors of Robert Adam’s country houses, in aid of The Soane Museum, London. (Wednesday, 2 September 2020)
Rachel Peat, Royal Collection Trust: Japanese Art in the Royal Collection, in aid of The Royal Collection Trust. (Tuesday, 22 September 2020)
Patrick Baty, FRSA, FSA: The Artists of the Artists Rifles, in aid of the Kelmscott and Morris: Past, Present and Future project. (Wednesday, 21 October 2020)
Professor Caroline Vout, FSA: What is Classical Art? (preceded by a short talk by one of the 2019 ARTiculation Grand Finalists), in aid of The Roche Educational Trust which runs the annual national ARTiculation Prize for 16- to 19-year old students. (Tuesday, 24 November 2020)
Vivien Perutz: 17th Century Landscape Paintings: markets and meaning, in aid of Dementia Compass – Portals to the World museum programme. (Thursday, 17 October 2019)
Stephen Feeke : Barbara Hepworth: learning to love bronze, (preceded by a short talk by one of the 2018 ARTiculation regional semi-finalists) in aid of The Roche Educational Trust, annual national ARTiculation Price for 16- to 19-year old students. (Thursday, 21 November 2019)
Adrian Barlow: Kempe and Cambridge, in aid of The Kempe Trust. (1 April 2019). The lecture followed the inaugural meeting.