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 the Guildhall Art Gallery and Postman’s Park

UK EVENT

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Sarah Hardy (De Morgan Foundation) will host our visit to the highly successful UK touring exhibition Sublime Symmetry: The Mathematics Behind De Morgan’s Ceramic Design being held at the...

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A Visit to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Fife

UK EVENT

Fri 26 Oct 2018

A DAS trip to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Fife is being developed. Among its highlights will be a tour of private residence Windyhill designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Windyhill Collection...

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AGM at Sotheby’s Institute of Art

UK EVENT

Sat 10 Nov 2018

The AGM will be held again at Sotheby’s Institute of Art by kind permission of the Director. The formal proceedings will be followed by brief talks on current museum developments or decorative...

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Visit to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

UK EVENT

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Since its formation in 2009, the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land, has been housed in the former Middlesex Guildhall in Parliament Square, designed by Scottish architect James Gibson...

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Private Study Visit to Bushey Museum & Art Gallery

UK EVENT

Wed 06 Feb 2019

The village of Bushey is primarily known as the creative inspiration of much fine art. Chris Jordan and curators Pat and Tony Woollard will host a handling session of recent acquisitions of...

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St Mary’s Bourne Street, Belgravia

UK EVENT

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Our visit to St Mary’s Church in Bourne Street will be led by Rory McDonnell, an expert in this period. The church, completed in 1874, is typical of the many red-brick gothic Anglican churches...

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Visit to the Isokon Gallery

UK EVENT

Tue 05 Mar 2019

The Isokon Gallery is housed in the iconic building designed by the architect Wells Coates and built in 1934 in Lawn Road, Hampstead. This daringly modern apartment block was the epicentre of...

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Northern Germany

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Tue 14 May 2019

Dr Leon Lock is planning a wide-ranging tour, which will study important Deutscher Werkbund, Jugendstil and Modernist sites and collections in Hagen, Darmstadt, Karlsruhe and Stuttgart. It starts...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Thu 24 Oct 2019

‘Design Reactions to Industrialism’ will be the theme of a tour including the late 19th-century work of architect Frank Furness, the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts utopian community, the home...

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