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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Trustees and the Events Committee are closely monitoring Covid-19 with special regard to the DAS events and trips. We hope to reschedule the postponed trips to Palermo in March 2022, and the Lake District and Vienna in May 2022. We will announce new events when it is possible to schedule them. We are also organising Zoom lectures, which are free for members and open to non-members.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Office for Edgar J. Kaufmann


Sun 23 May 2021

Zoom lecture by Christopher Wilk, at 6.00 pm (London). From 1993 to 2005, Wright’s office for Edgar Kaufmann was the only Wright interior on public view outside the United States. In 2024 it will...

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Daniel Cottier and the Aesthetic Movement


Sun 06 Jun 2021

Zoom lecture by Max Donnelly, at 6.00 pm (London). The lecture coincides with the publication of Daniel Cottier: Designer, Decorator, Dealer (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art;...

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Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer


Sun 27 Jun 2021

Zoom lecture by Caitlin Condell & Emily M. Orr, at 6.00 pm (London). Renowned in his lifetime as the ‘poster king’, E. McKnight Kauffer (American, 1890–1954) was a pioneer of commercial art who...

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Scotland: V&A Dundee and Edinburgh


Thu 21 Oct 2021

James McNaught of Lyon & Turnbull will lead a tour to include the V&A Dundee where we will be introduced to the building designed by Kengo Kuma to house the permanent collection of Scottish...

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