2018 Art Visits
Tuesday, 13 March: Tate Liverpool, 11.00am. Roy Lichtenstein in Focus. Lichtenstein is often acknowledged as the greatest painter of the ‘Pop Art’ movement. He wanted to create work that was bright, vibrant and above all accessible. This exhibition is a mini retrospective covering all aspects of his career, including an opportunity to view his key work ‘Whaam!’ just back from the restorers after several international tours.
Talk by Tate Guide, £5.00.Meet in the gallery foyer at 10.45am.
Tuesday, 17 April: Walker Art Gallery, 11.00am. Slaves of Fashion. This exhibition showcases the latest works by Merseyside’s remarkable artists, The Singh Twins. The artists combine intricate hand painting and digitally created imagery to make art which is sumptuous and breathtaking.
We will have a talk by the curator of the exhibition, Nicola Scott. Donation to gallery, £3.00. Meet at gallery cafe 10.45am.
Tuesday, 15 May: The Atkinson, Southport, 11.00am. Vikings ~ Rediscover the legend. This unique exhibition brings together star objects from the British Museum with exhibits from Yorkshire Museum’s world class collection in what promises to be an extensive and extraordinary show.
Our guide will be Simon Whittle. Discounted entry to exhibition £4.00. Meet in foyer 10.45am.
To reserve a place on any of the above visits please ring or email Louisa, Ed or Owen.
2018 Art Tours
Friday, 26 – Monday, 29 January: In January we will be visiting the vibrant city of Dublin for an art tour whose highlights will include a visit to the newly restored National Gallery of Ireland, the gem of the collection being Caravaggio’s ‘The Taking of Christ’ which has now returned after a lengthy tour. We will also be visiting the Hugh Lane Gallery for its delightful collection of Impressionists paintings and the fascinating collection of Eastern Art held in the Chester Beatty Library.
Sunday 16 – Friday 21 September: Outstanding Art in the heart of Italy
Following last year’s highly successful tour of Tuscany, this year we will focus on the rich heritage of art in the area surrounding the historic city of Perugia, which will be our base for this tour. Visiting Arrezzo, Assisi, Urbino and others. The tour will combine wonderful art with breathtaking landscapes in a richly memorable experience. Our expert guide will be the art historian and writer, Frank Milner.
For full itinerary please contact:
Discovery Travel on 01704 509343.