Past Events

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PAST EVENTS

Past Events from the Decorative Arts Society

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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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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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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Exhibition and Study Session at the William Morris Gallery

UK EVENT

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Join Curator Roisin Inglesby for a tour of Pioneers: William Morris and the Bauhaus. The exhibition explores the deep links between the British Arts & Crafts movement and the Bauhaus, with a...

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Private View of British Art Pottery at Woolley & Wallis

UK EVENT

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Woolley & Wallis invite DAS members to view the British Art Pottery auction which includes the Martin Brothers collection of George Twyman. This academic collection has over 200 pieces of Martin...

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AGM at Sotheby’s Institute of Art

UK EVENT

Sat 09 Nov 2019

The DAS 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 by recipients of recent DAS grants...

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Visit to Royal Holloway College

UK EVENT

Wed 06 Nov 2019

Senior Curator Laura MacCullogh and Dr Imogen Tedbury will lead the visit to Royal Holloway College in Egham, Surrey. This great ‘Temple of Victorian Art’ was built in the French Renaissance...

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A Private Visit to Cressida Bell’s Studio

UK EVENT

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Cressida Bell, the granddaughter of Vanessa Bell, will give an introductory talk encompassing her Bloomsbury heritage and her own practices as a contemporary artist, designer and maker. Cressida,...

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David Parr House and Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridge

UK EVENT

Thu 10 Oct 2019

186 Gwydir Street is a small terraced house bought in 1886 by David Parr, a working-class ‘artist-decorator’ employed by F.R. Leach & Sons. They are known for their work in Cambridge on Queens’...

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Visit to a Private Collection in Chelsea

UK EVENT

Wed 02 Oct 2019

The house was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the painter, Harold Squire, in 1920 and completed in 1923. Augustus John was a guest there in the late 1930s and it was bought by Edward Le...

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