De Morgan Events

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 Art of  Leighton House

Friday 22nd January 2021 – 12pm

Curator, Daniel Robbins, will introduce the magnificent Leighton House museum, former home of Victorian artist Lord Leighton. Discover more about Leighton’s life and artworks, and explore the fabulous museum building which now pays homage to him.

The Forgotten Pre-Raphaelite

Friday 29th January 2021 – 7pm

This lecture will explore the art of F. G. Stephens (1827–1907), an overlooked founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Delivered by Robert Wilkes, who received his PhD from Oxford Brookes University in 2020, for his thesis Stephens.

Defining Pre-Raphaelite Poetics

Friday 5th February 2021 – 7pm

We warmly welcome Heather Bozant Witcher and Amy Kahrmann Huseby to discuss their latest publication which explores the poetic form, gender dynamics, political engagement, and networked communities of Pre-Raphaelitism.


  • We have a varied and popular programme of talks and lectures on the Victorian arts. These are broadcast over Zoom every Friday at 12noon or 7pm and you can see the programme on our What’s On page. However, we know that not everyone can make it at this time. If you’d like to watch in your own time, you can buy the recording. ENTER CODE “LECTURE21” FOR FREE SHIPPING


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