Events

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EVENTS FOR MEMBERS

Our UK programme includes special visits to houses and private collections often not open to the public, study visits to museums, architectural walks, seminars and evening lectures. This is complemented each year by one or two Foreign Study Tours.

VISIT TO LINCOLN’S INN

UK EVENT

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Lincoln’s Inn New Hall and Library were designed in the Tudor style by Philip Hardwick, with a later extension by George Gilbert Scott. The splendid and intact early Victorian interiors, normally...

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Visit to Peter Jones & 25 Cadogan Gardens

UK EVENT

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Ian Seadon, Partner of the Peter Jones Partnership, will lead a DAS visit to Peter Jones in Sloane Square, Chelsea. The present building was built between 1932 and 1936 to designs by William...

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Liberty-era Palermo

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Mon 09 Mar 2020

Space has become available on this tour led by Harriet Landseer. The tour will include several palazzi and villas including Boscogrande, Malfitano and Florio in addition to a visit to...

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A Private Collection in Bloomsbury

UK EVENT

Tue 17 Mar 2020

We are offered a visit to a fascinating eclectic private collection in Bloomsbury. Highlights include works by the Pre-Raphaelites as well as Aesthetic Movement and Thonet furniture. Our generous...

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Visit to the V&A Cast Courts

UK EVENT

Wed 08 Apr 2020

Angus Patterson, Senior Curator and author of a recent book on the subject, will lead a visit to the recently refurbished Cast Courts at the V&A, three spectacular galleries built in 1873 showing...

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Private Collection in Kings Cross, London: Venini and Beyond

UK EVENT

Tue 21 Apr 2020

Join a small group to learn about Venetian 20th-century glassmaking, particularly the Venini factory and its history and influences, Americans who went to work with Venini from the 1950s onwards,...

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Art Deco by The Sea: Sainsbury Centre, Norwich

UK EVENT

Thu 04 Jun 2020

Join curator of the exhibition, Ghislaine Wood, for a tour of Art Deco by the Sea, which examines British coastal culture between the First and Second World Wars and the Art Deco style. From the...

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An Arts & Crafts Weekend in the Lake District

UK EVENT

Fri 19 Jun 2020

This weekend, co-led by Tony Peart and Max Donnelly, will be based near Carlisle in Wetheral, a beautiful village in the Eden Valley. We will take in a number of Arts & Crafts houses and churches...

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Vienna and Environs

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Wed 30 Sep 2020

Dr Léon Lock is preparing a programme which will include all the great monuments, works and collections of the Secession and Viennese...

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Scotland: V&A Dundee and Edinburgh

UK EVENT

Thu 22 Oct 2020

A tour to include the V&A Dundee where we will be introduced to the building designed by Kengo Kuma to house the permanent collection of Scottish design; two private collections in central...

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