Events

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EVENTS FOR MEMBERS

The DAS arranges meetings, study days, lectures, seminars and study tours in the UK and overseas. We also organise Zoom lectures, which are free for members and open to non-members.

VISIT TO YOUNG POLAND AT THE WILLIAM MORRIS GALLERY

UK EVENT

Tue 02 Nov 2021

A visit with curator Roisin Inglesby to the exhibition Young Poland: The Polish Arts and Crafts Movement 1890–1918, which is the first outside Poland to explore this crucial period in Polish (and...

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DAS AGM AT THE CHAPEL, MARYLEBONE

UK EVENT

Sat 06 Nov 2021

The AGM will be held in a new venue this year. The Chapel at 83 Margaret Street was designed by G.E. Street in 1860 with stained glass by Clayton & Bell, a fresco behind the altar by J.R....

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A PRIVATE COLLECTION IN BLOOMSBURY

UK EVENT

Tue 09 Nov 2021

A visit to a private collection which includes a Godwin sideboard and works by William Morris, Ford Madox Brown, Burne-Jones, Rossetti and Northern Light Scandinavian paintings, in an early...

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The Renaissance Reimagined: Minton, Majolica and Maiolica

ZOOM LECTURE

Sun 21 Nov 2021

Zoom lecture by Claire Blakey, at 6.00 pm (London). From about 1850 the Renaissance Revival inspired the design of both architecture and the decorative arts in Britain, prompting Minton & Co. to...

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A PRIVATE COLLECTION IN KING’S CROSS: VENINI AND BEYOND

UK EVENT

Tue 07 Dec 2021

Join a small group to learn about Venetian 20th-century glass making, particularly the Venini factory and its history and influences, Americans who went to work with Venini from the 1950s onwards...

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Liberty-era Palermo

FOREIGN STUDY TOUR

Mon 07 Mar 2022

A group has now been confirmed for this tour led by Harriet Landseer. Please contact the organiser if you wish to be on the waiting list in case of cancellations. The tour will include several...

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THE LAKE DISTRICT

UK EVENT

Fri 20 May 2022

The tour, led by Tony Peart, and based near Carlisle, will include visits to Carlisle Cathedral, Blackwell, Ruskin’s Brantwood and Naworth Castle. Because of the need for a small coach in the...

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Scotland: V&A Dundee and Edinburgh

UK EVENT

Thu 20 Oct 2022

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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