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Art History Short Courses, Lectures and Tours 2020

Saturday Study Events in Art History 2020

Saturday Study Events in Art History

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and in order to safeguard the health and well-being of our staff and participants, The Courtauld has decided to postpone the spring and summer term Saturday Study Events. Please see below for rescheduled dates.  Booking remains open.

Our Saturday Study Events offer an intense engagement with works of art in their cultural contexts. They are led by one, two or more expert speakers and happen once a term.  Study Events combine in-depth lectures and lively discussion, and like all our programmes aim to be both scholarly and enjoyable.

This year, our three study events will focus on places of art-historical significance.  The spring and summer terms are dedicated to Renaissance Mantua and late nineteenth to early twentieth-century Munich, both major centres of artistic production and innovation.   In the autumn term, we shall look at Powis Castle in Wales and its Clive Collection of artefacts from India, as a significant deposit of the encounters between different cultures.

Saturday Study Events topics are free-standing, but some also serve to give additional context to our Study Tours.  (Attendance is free to participants of the corresponding Study Tour.)

These events welcome participants from the age of 15.  N.B. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

A Renaissance man in furs. Half-length portrait.

The Art of Mantua: Power and Patronage in the Renaissance

Dr Barbara Furlotti and Dr Guido Rebecchini

Saturday 14 March, 11:00 – 15:00

Saturday 19 September, 11:00 – 15:00

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Munich, City of Artists, 1880s–1937: a story of German Modernism

Dr Niccola Shearman and Emily Christensen

Saturday 6 June 2020, 11:00 – 16:00

Saturday 10 October, 11:00 – 16:00

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Below, you can find an archive of 2019’s Saturday Study Events on the subject of important writers on art:

Dr Thomas Hughes on Ruskin’s Modernity

Dr Scott Nethersole and Dr Joost Joustra on New Light on the Art of Renaissance Florence

Dr Uttara Natarajan and Dr Anne Puetz on William Hazlitt and Art in Britain

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