Hinckley

History of Art

Due to the Coronavirus History of Art Group meetings have been CANCELLED until it is safe to meet again.

While the group is not meeting Anne is running a virtual group emailing interesting websites to members and asking them for suggestions as to what or who can be researched in order to have a discussion when we restart
This first topic to look at is the Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery, Patty Townsend and Nuneaton’s George Eliot statue with a plan to visit Nuneaton when possible.
If any one wants to join in they can contact Anne.

While we are not meeting why don't all you art lovers and historians why not visit artuk.org ;—
There are 230,000 works of Art to view online, you can search by artworks, artists or topics. Spend time browsing the site then team up with friends to discuss what you have discovered. You can also by gifts and prints in their online shop if anything takes your fancy.

On the right are links to other websites to browse : -

The National Gallery - explore behind the scenes and take a virtual tour, search the collection of 2,600 works of art.

The Royal Academy - the doors may be closed but they are open online.

The British Museum - accessible through their video channel.

Tate Gallery - explore the website, try the Clore gallery for Turners paintings. Also try Tate Modern.

The Wallace Collection - try the video tour.

However, these are details of the group for when it starts meeting again.
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The History of Art group meets on the 3rd Thursday monthly 2 till 4pm at the George ward centre.

The group leader is Anne Deakin her phone number is in your programme.

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Architecture Appreciation Art with Angela
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Improvers Bridge In Our Time
Kurling 1 Kurling 2
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Meditation For All Monthly Meeting
Music Appreciation Petanque 1
Petanque 2 Photography
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Singing for Fun Solo' Sunday Lunch
Strollers Table Tennis
Tai Chi Trips Theatre & Concerts
Vinyl Records Walk and Lunch
Wine Appreciation Wine Appreciation 2