2019 Art Visits
Wednesday 9 October: 11.00am
Garstang Museum of Archaeology, 14 Abercromby Square, Liverpool. Professor John Garstang, a notable archeologist collected artefacts in Egypt, Sudan and the Near East. Our tour will look at highlights of this fascinating collection. Meet at gallery 10.50. Places are limited – apply early.
Wednesday 13 November: 11.00am.
Victoria Gallery and Museum. ‘The Secret Art of Survival’. This special exhibition mounted by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Imperial War Museum will show a range of previously used works by a range of prisoners held in Far East camps. Produced in conditions of great jeopardy they reflect the human spirit that survives in the most terrible of conditions. Meet at gallery (cafe open from 10.30).
Please let us know if you wish to join us for these events.
2020 Winter Art Tour
Cardiff 6-9 February
Our winter art study tour for 2020 will be based in the city of Cardiff.
Thursday 6th February we plan to visit the town of Ludlow as we travel to Cardiff.
Friday 7th we will visit the Cathedral at Llandaff which has work by John Piper, Sir Jacob Epstein, William Morris and Burne-Jones before travelling to Castell Coch, a 13th century ruin rebuilt by the visionary Victorian architect William Burges. We will then visit this year’s Art Fund Museum of the Year, St Fagan’s, which has a wide range of historical buildings grand and humble.
Saturday 8th we will visit another William Burges masterpiece, Cardiff Castle, then on to the National Museum of Cardiff which among its many treasures houses a significant collection of Impressionist paintings.
Sunday 9th we will make a short tour of Cardiff Bay before returning home via the Potteries Museum in Hanley.
Places are limited and early booking is recommended.For details, see the Cardiff 2020 Winter Art Tour Poster.For more information, please contact Ed, Louisa, Owen Connolly or directly to Discovery Travel Ltd.