Wallace Collection Talks

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  • 19 April - 24 May 2012 - 14:30 until 15:30
The role of women in art

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The Wallace Collection interior

This season's series of talks at the Wallace Collection explores the role of women in art, from the Pre-Raphaelites through to 20th-century women collectors.

Tickets are £10 and talks will take place at the Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London,
W1U 3BN.

To book simply call 0844 415 4151 from Monday to Friday, 9am - 5.30pm.

The lectures include:

More Than a Pretty Face: Women Artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Movement
By Jan Marsh
Thursday 19 April, 2.30pm
Dr Jan Marsh will introduce the less well–remembered women of the Pre–Raphaelite circle who were nevertheless active at every stage of the movement.

20th-Century Women Collectors
by Marina Vaizey
Wednesday 2 May, 2.30pm
Former Art Quarterly editor Lady Vaizey will discuss leading women collectors from Louise Havemeyer to Peggy Guggenheim.

Creative Revolutionaries and Visionaries at the National Museum of Women in the Arts
by Susan Fisher-Stirling
Thursday 17 May, 2.30pm
A discussion of key historical works from the collection that recognise the contributions of women in the arts.

The Studio and the Book: Women Artists in Literature
By Alicia Foster
Thursday 24 May, 2.30pm
Studying the changing history of women as artists and how they are depicted through the eyes of novelists.

Venue details

Wallace Collection Hertford House, Manchester Square, LONDON London W1U 3BN 020 7563 9500 www.wallacecollection.org