The Genius of Beethoven by Peter Medhurst

The Genius of Beethoven by Peter Medhurst

The Arts Society Abingdon are presenting an ONLINE Webinar on 19th May 2021 The Genius of Beethoven - Peter Medhurst The Live Webinar will start at 11.00 and be repeated live at 14.00 A man of extreme exactness and discipline in his wider life, the details of his music are often so subtle that we […]

Raphael: Painter of Perfection by Paula Nuttall

Online

The Arts Society Abingdon are presenting an ONLINE Webinar Raphael: Painter of Perfection by Paula Nuttall on 16th June 2021 The Live Webinar will start at 11.00 and again live at 14.00 Raphael was one of the greatest and most influential of all painters – a superstar even in his own lifetime, who remains a […]

Cinema from the Rubble – talk on the post-war politics of the Ealing film studios

Online

The Arts Society Abingdon are presenting an ONLINE Webinar on 21st July 2021 Cinema from the rubble: the post-war politics of Ealing Studios  talk by Benedict Morrison, University of Exeter The Live Webinar will start at 11.00 and again live at 14.00  Ealing Studios are often hailed as the most quintessentially English of all film studios, reaching their zenith in 1949 with […]

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The Arts Society Lecture – Dumfries House an Ayrshire Renaissance by Charlotte Rostek

Online

The Arts Society Abingdon are presenting an ONLINE Webinar -   The Live Webinar will start at 11.00 and again live at 14.00 . August 18th 2021 -  Dumfries House an Ayrshire Renaissance by Charlotte Rostek  As inaugural curator, Charlotte has played a key role in the renaissance of this heritage treasure, transforming it from a virtually unknown secret to an established visitor […]

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The Arts Society Lecture – The Guggenheims – a dynasty of art collectors by Andrew Hopkins

Online

The Arts Society Abingdon are presenting an ONLINE Webinar -   The Live Webinar will start at 11.00 and again live at 14.00 . 15th September   The Guggenheims: a dynasty of art collectors Andrew Hopkins What other family in the 20th Century has managed to amass such extraordinary art collections, and design or purchase such astounding buildings in which to […]

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The Arts Society Lecture – BRUEGEL: PEASANTS, PROVERBS AND LANDSCAPES by Paula Nuttall

Online

The Arts Society Abingdon lecture on 19 January 2022 - BRUEGEL: PEASANTS, PROVERBS AND LANDSCAPES by Paula Nuttall - will be held online at 11.00 and 14.00.  You can book via info@theartssocietyabingdon.org.uk and links will be sent out a day or so before the lecture. BRUEGEL: PEASANTS, PROVERBS AND LANDSCAPES The art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder […]

The Arts Society Lecture – The Silver Thread: Filigree and traditional arts in Kosova by Elizabeth Gowing

Online

From the early Kosovan silver mines, which are mentioned in Dante, a silver thread winds through Kosovo’s history. Its most intricate tanglings are in the country’s cultural capital, Prizren, where a seventh generation of filigree artisans use ‘filum’ and ‘granum’, zigzags, ‘mouse-tooth’ into magic lacy creations from dull sticks of raw material. The results – […]

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The Arts Society Abingdon Lecture -‘Tinted S.T.E.A.M.’: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths in the Work of J.M.W. Turner

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

16th March 10.30am and 2pm, The Abbey Cinema Abbey Close Abingdon OX14 3JD                   'Tinted S.T.E.A.M.': Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math in the Work of J.M.W. Turner Turner's lifetime coincided with an age of scientific discovery and technological advances. This lecture explores the ideas and events which […]

The Arts Society Abingdon Lecture – Bess of Hardwick:’a woman of masculine understanding and conduct’

Abbey Cinema Abbey Close, Abingdon

20th April  10.30 and 2pm - Bess of Hardwick: ‘a woman of masculine understanding and conduct’ by  Gillian White Bess of Hardwick is one of the most fascinating women of the sixteenth century. Four times married, she survived scandal and disgrace, and, through ambition and ability, climbed the social ladder to become England’s premier countess […]

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