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Please find below a selection of our monthly news updates, lecture series, together with reviews and reports from some of our lecturers and tour managers.
We hope you will find these items of interest.

Lecture Series - Travels with a Renaissance Pope: The Life & Times of Pius II Piccolomini

October 21, 2020

Tom announced that his next webinar will be Travels with a Renaissance Pope: The Life & Times of Pius II Piccolomini, to take place on Wednesday, 28 October, 11.00 am.

2021 Tour Programme

October 20, 2020

In this item you will find our draft 2021 tour programme which has been revised to take account of the impact of COVID-19. As far as possible our Spring/Summer 2020 programme will now take place in 2021.

Lecture Series - Art, Power & Revenge: Introducing Artemisia Gentileschi

October 14, 2020

To coincide with the exhibition we presented a pair of linked webinars on Tuesday and Wednesday, 20 & 21 October. First, James Hill introduced ‘Painting in Rome in the Early Baroque’, setting the scene for Artemisia’s career; and then Tom looked at her career focusing on the NG’s exhibition.

2020 October eNewsletter

October 08, 2020

Following the success of the Italian Lakes tour, the first since lockdown, Tom announces a new tour to Turin along with details of other Autumn tours.

Lecture Series - Capturing Society: Johann Zoffany’s ‘Conversation’ Pieces In England, Italy & India

October 07, 2020

Tom gave two one-hour illustrated lectures looking into how Zoffany prospered. Within a very few years of arrival he was an intimate of the famous actor David Garrick, many of whose celebrated roles he captured in lively depictions of the great man on stage.

Lecture - Ambition & Innovation: Forming Rembrandt

September 23, 2020

Tom's webinar looks at Rembrandt’s early career as this young and unpromising artist from Leiden became the most interesting artist in seventeenth century Amsterdam.