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Turner’s early career was spent travelling the country, painting landscape views to be engraved and sold as illustrations to topographical books. Join artist Linda Birch to explore the effects of painting as Turner did, on pale grey blue paper, using pen as well as brushes. View one of Turner’s sketchbooks, currently on loan as part of the current Streatlam Castle exhibition.
Hear a variety of early music choirs, ensembles and individuals performing throughout the day in beautiful settings around the Museum. Further information about NEEMF can be found at www.neemf.org.uk More information about the programme will added nearer to the event.
The human face is eternally interesting. Join artist Linda Birch to create a human visage, taking inspiration from the current exhibition Skin Deep by Jonathan Yeo, who explores conceptual themes in his Surgery Series, depicting in the classical medium of oil paint, the intricacies and complex issues surrounding the current cult for cosmetic surgery and the quest for physical ‘perfection’.
Join Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings at Royal Collection Trust, to learn more about Queen Victoria’s historic state visit in Paris in 1855; a remarkable moment in Anglo-French relations. The events of this ten-day tour – spectacular balls, firework displays and cheering crowds as well as the quieter moments – are brought to life through discussion of the watercolours on display in the upcoming fascinating exhibition Queen Victoria in Paris.
Note: Online booking closes the day before the event takes place. Call 01833 690606 to see if places are still available.