Light is an invisible medium, yet it informs all that we see. Join Mark Sutton Vane, founder of Sutton Vane Associates, as he discusses how light can enhance the experience of museum visitors and help tell the stories being presented.
Why do we still find a multi-coloured Parthenon so unsettling today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Familia a work of genius or kitsch? Why has Le Corbusier been treated as a villain?
Although once in the shadow of her brother the great dancer Vaslav Nijinsky, Bronislava Nijinska is now recognised as a great choreographer in her own right. The presentation looks at her career and in particular her contribution to dance in Britain.
A giant of the London art market, Lord Hindlip presided over Christie's during a time of great excitement and saw the wholesale denuding of country houses and ransacking of attics right across the country - yielding genuine treasures and fakes!
Irelands rich social and cultural heritage has been explored for millennia through the medium of art. Although most well-known for its contribution to the written word, this lunchtime lecture will demonstrate the fascinating history of Ireland.
The Medieval & Renaissance Galleries are home to one of the world's most remarkable collections of treasures from the period, ranging from delicately carved ivories and intricate metalwork to Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks and powerful sculptures.