Past Events

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PAST EVENTS

Past Events from the Decorative Arts Society

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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