The Art of Advertising: Posters and Paintings from the Royal Academy Artists

  • National Railway Museum |
  • Talk and Tour |
  • Tuesday, 22 November 2011 - 10:00 until 12:00

There will be a coffee reception in the Great Hall before visiting the recently created Art Gallery for a talk on the new exhibition The Art of Advertising: Posters and Paintings from the Royal Academy Artists. This exhibition is part of the Art in Yorkshire project supported by Tate.


The posters were designed for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company and the original paintings, many by well known artists, will be on show.


The exhibition looks at the effectiveness of taking a fine art approach to poster design.
 

Venue details

National Railway Museum Leeman Road, York North Yorkshire YO26 4XJ 0844 815 3139 www.nrm.org.uk