Join one of our expert-led talks online. We recommend a £5 donation, but please give as much as you can afford.
Talks are hosted on Zoom, a free video conferencing system. You will receive details of how to join the Zoom call in an email after you have bought tickets.
The De Morgans’ Wedding Anniversary
Friday 5th March 2021 – 12pm
To celebrate the marriage of William and Evelyn De Morgan on this day in 1887, Dr Lucy Ella Rose will introduce us to their creative partnership and other creative couples of the Victorian period, such as the Rossettis and the Wattes
Springtime and the Renaissance
Friday 19th March 2021 – 3pm
The Renaissance literally means the rebirth and so what better time to celebrate this beautiful art movement than spring? Dr Caroline Campbell joins us to discuss the Renaissance paintings that were hugely influential to Victorian artists.
The Politics of Pigments in Painting
Friday 26th March 2021 – 12pm
This talk examines the work of Victorian painter George Frederic Watts, through the materiality of his paints. Dr Kirsty Sinclair Dootson reveals how changing processes of paint making in the 1800s impacted Watts’s views on labour, ethics, and industrialisation.
CURATOR AT HOME
Enjoy learning more about the life and art of the De Morgans in our series of talks and lectures, with Curator, Sarah Hardy, and sometimes with special guests.
This BBB design will brighten up any De Morgan fan's kitchen. BBB is wonderfully bright and intricate pattern which William De Morgan designed specifically for kitchens. It's time to brighten your kitchen with this 100% cotton tea-towel
The perfect gift for any De Morgan fan! This durable apron features William De Morgan's beautiful BBB design, which he made to be installed around the stove. Have your own De Morgan piece to brighten up your time at the stove!
William De Morgan's beatiful and intricate BBB design of blue carnations and scrolling foliage covers this plush soft canvas bag, with statement blue handles and a polyester lining. Stand out from the crowd with this wonderful statement piece.