Special Event

Barber Association Look Club | Worcester Art Gallery visit / Laura Knight exhibition

21 March 2024
11.15am – 3pm
Included in general admission

All that's great about a book club – without the homework!  The Barber Association's Look Club visits Worcester Art Gallery's hit exhibition: Laura Knight: I Paint Today for April's art appreciation sessions. Laura Knight (1877 – 1970) is one of the most respected and influential British artists of the 20th century. C--founder of the artistic community known as the Newlyn School, Knight is also known for her studio scenes and views of London, and as a war artist in the second world war. In 1936, she became the  first woman since its foundation elected to full membership of the Royal Academy, and her talent and reputation contributed strongly to the growing recognition of women artists.   This visit includes an exclusive introductory talk by author Heather Whatley as well as exhibition admission.

The Barber Association's Look Club visits Worcester Art Gallery's hit exhibition: Laura Knight: I Paint Today for April's art appreciation session.

Laura Knight (1877 – 1970) is one of the most respected and influential British artists of the 20th century. With Alfred Munnings and Lamorna Birch, and fellow painter and husband Harold, Knight established the artistic community known as the Newlyn School. She is also known for her studio scenes and views of London, and as a war artist in the second world war. In 1936, Laura Knight became the first woman since its foundation elected to full membership of the Royal Academy, and her talent and reputation contributed strongly to the growing recognition of women artists.

Itinerary:

11.15am: Arrival, main entrance, Worcester Art Gallery.

11.30am: Exclusive introductory talk about Laura Knight, her work and the exhibition, with author Heather Whatley

12.30pm: Lunch

1.30pm: Exhibition visit (self-guided)

Please note:

Cost (talk and exhibition entry): £14

This event is for Barber Association members only.

Members should arrange their own transport to the gallery.

This listing is supplied by one of our museum partners and is not moderated by Art Fund.

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