The Family in British Art

Lecture |

Thursday 10 November 2011 - 18:00 until 21:00

A private view and lecture: Van Dyck, Lely and the role of the Principal Painter

Family Matter: The Family in British Art, an exhibition curated by Andrew Moore together with Harriet Godwin, Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

The exhibition explores through five thematic sections the centrality of the image of the family in British art.


Diana Dethloff, based at University College London and specialising in 17th-century British painting, will explore through five thematic sections, the centrality of the image of the family in British Art. The exhibition reveals shifts in the focus as our national and cultural identity has developed since the 16th century.

Venue information

Opening times

Sat – Wed, 10am – 6pm Thu – Fri, 10am – 9pm Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Entry details

Tickets £12, a glass of wine and nibbles will be served.

Contact John Brasier 01603 438 031 or john.brasier@ntlworld.com

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