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.

W. A. Ismay, the Potters’ Champion

ZOOM LECTURE

Sun 20 Feb 2022

Zoom lecture by Helen Walsh, at 6.00 pm (London). W.A. Ismay MBE (1910–2001) assembled one of the UK’s largest collections of post-war British studio pottery and lived surrounded by his family of...

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VISIT TO THREE SIGNIFICANT LONDON CHURCHES

UK EVENT

Thu 24 Feb 2022

Robert Drake will lead an afternoon tour to three churches, all grade 2* with much decorative arts interest: St Mary, Cadogan Street, with fittings by J.F. Bentley (who is the subject of a recent...

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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 David Wurtzel, Chairman of the Events sub-committee, if you wish to be on the waiting list in case of...

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VISIT TO THE CENTRE OF CERAMIC ART (COCA) AT YORK ART GALLERY

UK EVENT

Wed 06 Apr 2022

Dr Helen Walsh, curator of ceramic art at York Museums Trust will give us a tour of the exhibition The Yorkshire Tea Ceremony about the collection of W.A. Ismay, the UK’s most prolific collector...

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The Rebirth of the Terraced House

ZOOM LECTURE

Sun 24 Apr 2022

Zoom lecture by Andrew Dolkart, at 6.00 pm (London). Beginning in 1908, the English émigré architect Frederick Sterner changed the character of New York’s ubiquitous but obsolete brick and...

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A WALK IN ‘OLD CHELSEA’

UK EVENT

Tue 26 Apr 2022

Robin Wyatt’s walk will take us past the homes and studios of some of the numerous practitioners of fine and decorative arts who have lived and worked in Chelsea, including Rossetti, Sickert and...

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THE LAKE DISTRICT

UK EVENT

Fri 20 May 2022

A group has now been confirmed for this tour led by Tony Peart. Please contact David Wurtzel, Chairman of the Events sub-committee, if you wish to be on the waiting list in case of cancellations....

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A VISIT TO THE NEMON STUDIO AND ARCHIVE, OXFORD

UK EVENT

Tue 14 Jun 2022

A private visit is being planned to Boars Hill, near Oxford, to the studio museum and archive of the great 20th-century émigré sculptor Oscar Nemon, whose subjects included Freud and Winston...

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Scotland: V&A Dundee and Edinburgh

UK EVENT

Fri 21 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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