Preston & District

Art Appreciation

We welcome New Members! If you want to know more please contact either of the two Group Leaders by email (by clicking on pigeon post top right) or by phone:

Val Snape (01772) 748736 OR Steve Riley (01772) 462514
The regular Group meeting is on the 4th Thursday afternoon of each month, from 2 - 4pm, in the Melrose Room at St. Cuthbert's Church Centre.

Our meetings have proved very interesting with talks and discussions on various artists and themes. Projected digital images, videos, book illustrations, prints, originals! Regular 'Bring an Art Object' meetings! Suggest visits to galleries.
Click on Links to reports on previous meetings from March 2019. Earlier meeting have been archived by Paul. If you want to see them please contact Val.
The Group's first meeting was April 2013. Currently (2019) there is a dearth of male members and some new ones would be very welcome.

Art Appreciation Group Library A number of books on various painters and aspects of painting are available to borrow (26 at present, donations welcomed! See Link: Art Group Library)
Any members of the Group may suggest topics to explore e.g. a particular artist (painter, sculptor, etc.), a particular theme (Landscape, Impressionism, etc.).

Current Programme
2019
27th January Treasures of the Mauritz Huis -Gwen
28th February DVD Of " Loving Van Gough" - ??
28th March 'A Journey Through Time to Modern Art'- Wendy
25th April 'A Pot Pourri of Paintings - Cheryl
23rd May Bring an art object - All group members
27th June Derek’s Ravenna Mosiacs - Wendy
25th July BP Portrait Prize Winners - Margret
August No meeting
26th September "Six Julians" - Gwen
24th October The Golden Age of Illustration Part 1 - Wendy
28th November The Golden Age of Illustration Part 2 - Wendy
December No meeting
2020
23rd January Edward Burne-Jones'Stained Glass Windows' Gwen
27th February To Be Arranged Cheryl
27th March DVD 'Persian Art - Persepolis' Wendy
23rd April Beryl Cooke Alice

Some nearby Art Galleies /Museums are hown below:
Six Museum Art Galleries not too far away
https://blackburnmuseum.org.uk/ - Blackburn town centre
http://towneley.org.uk/events/the-art-gallery/ - Burnley Towneley Hall
https://www.salfordcommunityleisure.co.uk/culture/locations/salford-museum - Salford Crecent Railway Station
https://atkinsongallery.co.uk/- Southport
https://wmag.culturewarrington.org/ - Warrington town centre
https://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-liverpool - Liverpool Albert Dock

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More Group Pages
Archaeology Art
Art Appreciation Bird Watching, Natural History
Bridge Canasta
Cookery Crafts
Creative Writing Crossword Group
Crown Green Bowls CULTURE LIVE
Cycling Discussion
Drama Easy Walks
Everyday Philosophy Family History & Genealogy
Flower arranging Folk Dancing
French (Basic) French (Intermediate)
French Conversation Gardening
German (Intermediate) German Conversation
Information Technology Italian
Keep Fit Keyboard Playing
Latin Line Dancing
Local History 1 Local History 2
Mahjong Meet & Eat
MEMBERS ON THEIR OWN (MOTO) Moving On (Bereavement Group)
Music Group 1 Music Group 2
Music Group 3 Philosophy
Photography Play Reading
Poetry Appreciation Pool
Reading 1 Reading 2 (Afternoon)
Recorder Group Scrabble / Chess
Spanish Spanish Conversation
Table Tennis Tai Chi
Theatre Visits Ukulele Group
Walking Web Trainer01
Whist Yoga