Events

February - Love

Tuesday 12th February at 12.30 - 13.00 

Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

Curator Tour of the De Morgan Collection

The De Morgan Collection of ceramics and paintings has been on site since 2015. Join Curator Sarah Hardy for 30 minute introductory talks to the collection.                                 

 

Talk                               

Sarah Hardy           

Adult          

14th February at 11am and 1pm

Cannon Hall

Evelyn De Morgan: Artist of Love

Love was a theme that occupied Evelyn De Morgan throughout her artistic career. In this talk, Sarah Hardy, De Morgan Foundation Curator, will discuss Evelyn's 1883 - 1884 masterpiece, 'Love's Passing'.

Talk

Sarah Hardy

Adult

25th February at 2pm

Wightwick Manor

Evelyn De Morgan's Venus and Cupid

Venus and Cupid is an early work by Evelyn De Morgan, inspired by her love of classical mythology, literature, Italian Renaissance painting and the aesthetic art movement. De Morgan Curator, Sarah Hardy, will give an extended talk on this beautiful painting.

Talk

Sarah Hardy

Adult

 

March - Spring

 

Friday 8th March at 4pm Watts Gallery - Artsits' Village International Women's Day Lecture on Evelyn De Moragn as a radical artist, who pushed the boundries of what was acceptable for her gender and class to become a radical, professional artist.
Tuesday 12th March at 12.30pm Watts Gallery - Artsits' Village Curator Tour of the De Morgan Collection The De Morgan Collection of ceramics and paintings has been on site since 2015. Join Curator Sarah Hardy for 30 minute introductory talks to the collection.
Thursday 14th March at 11am and 1pm Cannon Hall Garden of Opportunity - Object of the Month Flowers are abundant in the work of William and Evelyn De Morgan. Join Curator Sarah Hardy to hear about the symbolism behind the blooms in both artists' work.
Monday 18th March, 2pm Wightwick Manor and Gardens The symbolism of Evelyn De Morgan's spring flowers As spring arrives, De Morgan curator, Sarah Hardy, will discuss Evelyn De Morgan's use of flowers in her artwork and explain the rich symbolism they represent in her paintings.