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.

Reception at the Society of Antiquaries of London

UK EVENT

Wed 27 Jun 2018

DAS members will have a privileged private view of printed material and manuscripts relating to William Morris in the Society’s main Library. Heather Rowland, Head of Library & Collections, will...

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A Visit to Three Special Buildings in Bayswater

UK EVENT

Thu 28 Jun 2018

A unique opportunity to visit a trio of exceptional buildings, all within two minutes of each other and being specially opened for the DAS. Built between 1877 and 1882 in distinct styles to serve...

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Visit to Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

UK EVENT

Thu 30 Aug 2018

In 1958 Jim and Helen Ede transformed four tumble-down cottages in Cambridge into a visionary home/art gallery where Ede held 'open house' for students every afternoon during term time,...

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Peasant Art Study Day in Haslemere

UK EVENT

Wed 05 Sep 2018

Haslemere Educational Museum can display only a fraction of the 600 traditional craft items, chiefly from Scandinavia and Central Europe, collected by the Rev. Gerald S. Davies around 1885–1908....

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Private Study Visit to Kelmscott Manor

UK EVENT

Tue 11 Sep 2018

We are privileged to have private access to Kelmscott Manor, the inspirational Cotswold retreat of William Morris and his family, friends and colleagues, on one of its closed days. Morris first...

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Trieste and Ljubljana

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Harriet Landseer will lead a visit to the former main port of the Austro-Hungarian Empire Trieste, to include Archduke Maximilian of Austria's spectacular palace and gardens of Miramare, and then...

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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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