Lectures

The Arts Society
Royal Leamington Spa

Lecture Programme  2021-22

This year’s programme takes us from 16th century France and late 19th / early 20th century New York to the contemporary paintings of Paula Rego, and from the publishing house of Faber and Faber to the beauty of the Norwegian landscape.

The lecture on Paula Rego is timed to coincide with the exhibition of her work at Tate Britain, that on Lucian Freud to follow the exhibition of his work at Tate Liverpool, and the lecture on postcolonial art to coincide with the exhibition of Lubaina Himid’s work at Tate Modern.

We hope you’ll get to see some of these exhibitions in person this year but, if not, we’re excited to be offering something of the work of these artists through our lecture programme.  Enjoy.

Covid-19 restrictions permitting, we hope to hold our lectures at the Royal Spa Centre at 11:00am and 2:00pm.

Some events may need to be changed or rescheduled depending on government regulations relating to the coronavirus. If this becomes necessary, we shall give members as much notice as possible of any changes.

For details of reading lists for these lectures please contact 

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