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THE ARTS SOCIETY MOOR PARK

Moor Park Mansion

Rickmansworth

Hertfordshire

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EVENING LECTURES

HELD AT

MOOR PARK MANSION

Wednesdays or Thursdays and one on a Friday

Evening lectures start at 7:30pm, except for the Chairman's Retirement Dinner lecture (6pm).
Refreshments available from 7:00pm.
Do try and come early for coffee or a drink with other members.  We arrange optional pre-lecture suppers at 6:00pm in the Moor Park dining room (7:30pm for Chairman's Retirement Dinner).
2019-20 EVENING LECTURES
27
Nov
Wednesday 27 November 2019

Fresh Encounters - Contemporary Sculpture and the Public Space

By Anna Moszynska

The role of sculpture has changed substantially in recent times and it now plays a vitally important role in terms of site in the city.

26
Mar
Thursday 26 March 2020

Vincent Van Gogh - Madman or Genius?

By Anthony Russell

One of the most fascinating artists is the Dutchman who simply signed his work 'Vincent'.  We discover extraordinary, little known facts, while enjoying the remarkable range of his talent. 
 

Thursday 28 May 2020

Imperial Calcutta - Arts and Architecture

By Dr John Stevens

19th-20th century Calcutta was the British Empire's second city - a hub of culture and artistic production.  Its arts and architecture were affected by British rule.  This lecture explores how Indian artists viewed the British in India.

28
May
26 Jun
Friday 26 June 2020

Chairman's Retirement Dinner, preceded by:

Evening Lecture - "Tom Thomson and the ‘Group of Seven’" by Richard Thomas

Painters Inspired by the Canadian Landscape - From 1912 these painters revolutionised Canadian painting.  Some were war artists producing wonderful portraits and townscapes.  All were inspired by the Canadian landscape and northern wilderness. 

16
Jul
Thursday 16 July 2020

Art of the Philippines - Jesuits, the Salon and Uncle Sam

By Viv Lawes

The Philippines has a well-established rich fine art tradition.  This lecture will examine its history and discuss some of the leading figures in the Philippine art world, with whom the speaker has worked directly as a curator.