Our Study Days are held in the Vestry Hall, 21 Paradise Road, Richmond TW9 1SA which is a 10-minute walk from Richmond Railway Station and a 5-minute walk from Richmond Bus Station.  There are frequent buses from the railway station to the bus station. The Vestry Hall is in the Richmond one-way system at the top of Eton Street where it meets Paradise Road, on the other side of the road. Click here for a location mapRegistration is at 10am and the first lecture starts at 10.30am.  The study day finishes at about 3pm.

Friday 28 September 2018
Siân Walters on Women in Art 1400-1600
Siân Walters will explore the fascinating rôles that women held as highly admired artists, subjects and influential patronesses in a male-dominated industry.

Friday 8 February 2019
Brian Stater on Photography as Fine Art
Brian Stater will discuss whether we should accept that the very best photographs can be regarded as Art, with particular reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson, Fay Godwin, and Ansel Adams.

Friday 17 May 2019
Caroline Brooke on Venetian Tradition: Titian, Veronese and Tintorectto
Caroline Brooke will highlight the visual tradition of one of the most important centres of the Italian Renaissance through the work of the three masters who helped to shape it.
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Friday 8 November 2019
David Rosier on Chinese Imperial Court Life and Costumes
David Rosier will illustrate his lectures with some highly embroidered Imperial Court Costumes and accessories worn by men and women of the Qing Dynasty. (1644-1911

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