From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement, our programme of online events is diverse and exciting.



The De Morgan Foundation is an independent charity which relies on your donation to care for and share its beautiful collection

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Join one of our expert-led talks online.

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.

Of Ships and Other Things

Friday 7th May  2021 – 12pm

Join Dr Chris Jordan for this online talk and discover the tiles De Morgan designed for interior schemes for private yachts and ocean liners. From the Czar of Russia’s yacht to P&O ocean liners, this talk promises to be an illuminating voyage of discovery.

The History of the De Morgan Collection

Friday 14th May 2021 – 12pm

The story of the De Morgan Collection is equally as exciting as any of the myths in the paintings. Discover how one woman’s collecting took her from pulling fireplaces from skips to a battle with the charity commission in this thrilling talk.

Religion in Evelyn De Morgan’s Art

Friday 4th June 2021 – 12pm

Discover how Evelyn De Morgan’s paintings explore the classic biblical virtues of faith, hope, and love to express her unique blend of Christianity and Spiritualism with The Reverend Dr Ayla Lepine, the chaplain of King’s College, Cambridge.

In line with Government advice, our museum and partners will reopen on 17th May. Please check directly with the venue to avoid disappointment and to understand any precautions you might need to take in order to visit, or any restrictions which might be in place.

De Morgan Museum

at Cannon Hall, Barnsley

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Watts Gallery


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Wightwick Manor


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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.


Caring for the Collection

Beauties and Beasts

Dodos and Dragons