Past Events

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PAST EVENTS

Past Events from the Decorative Arts Society

A Walk in and around Holland Park

UK EVENT

Wed 28 Jun 2017

The Holland Park area is richly associated with artists and architects of the Arts and Crafts period, including Lord Leighton, Holman Hunt, Philip Webb, Halsey Ricardo, R. Norman Shaw and William...

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Visit to Two Private Collections in Wiltshire

UK EVENT

Mon 26 Jun 2017

The DAS has been invited to visit two remarkable collections in Wiltshire. The first is focused on the Gothic Revival and Morris & Co. We shall then drive to our next destination (approximately...

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Private View of a Burmantofts Sale at Woolley & Wallis

UK EVENT

Sat 17 Jun 2017

We will have an opportunity to view and handle 300 lots of Burmantofts Faience pottery, the finest selection to come to auction, from tiles and architectural panels to jardinieres, oil heaters,...

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Visit to Three Oxford Colleges

UK EVENT

Tue 23 May 2017

In the morning we will have a privileged visit to St Cross College to see their impressive collection of late 19th and early 20th-century decorative arts (the subject of an article by Jennifer...

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Northern France

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Tue 16 May 2017

Northern France from 16th-20th May, 2017 Led by Dr. Leon Lock based around visits to Lille, Roubaix, the Mallet-Stevens Villa at Cavroix and the new Louvre at...

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Visit to the William Morris Gallery Exhibition on Brangwyn and the Art of Japan

UK EVENT

Thu 11 May 2017

During the 1910s, Brangwyn met the Japanese artist Yoshijiro Urushibara (1888–1953): this led to a fruitful collaboration. The exhibition Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan...

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Visit to the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

UK EVENT

Wed 10 May 2017

This visit to the Laing Art Gallery takes the form of a tour of the gallery’s history and highlights, including an Arts and Crafts style stained glass stair window commissioned for the opening of...

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Private View at the Rose Uniacke Showroom, Pimlico Road

UK EVENT

Wed 03 May 2017

Described by Architectural Digest as ‘Britain’s Designer of the moment’, and named on its AD100 List in 2017, Rose Uniacke stands at the forefront of interior design, taking a curated approach to...

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Visit to the Guildhall and 78 Derngate, Northampton

UK EVENT

Wed 05 Apr 2017

E.W. Godwin was 28 years old when he won the competition for Northampton’s Guildhall in 1861. This was his first major architectural commission and it displays Godwin’s early ‘Ruskinian Gothic’...

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Visit to The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

UK EVENT

Wed 15 Mar 2017

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the largest museum of the University of Cambridge. A ‘collection of collections’, it has outstanding holdings of antiquities, manuscripts and coins and medals, as well...

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