Organised by the Somerset Volunteer Fundraising Committee

Inquisitive Eyes - Slade Painters in Edwardian Wessex by Gwen Yarker

Lecture | The Digby Hall

Sunday 3 April 2016 - 14:30

Gwen Yarker will tell the story of British landscape painting centred on Dorset between c.1890-1914. Described as 'lost in British Art' by the Courtauld, this group of talented painters who trained at the Slade include Philip Wilson Steer, Charles Conder, Henry Tonks, Augustus John, William Orpen, Vanessa Bell and Roger Fry amongst other art historians. Gwen Yarker trained at The Courtauld Gallery and was Curator of Art at the National Maritime Museum and much involved with the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum and Dorchester museums.

This lecture is co-hosted by the Dorset and Somerset Art Fund Fundraisng Committees.

This event has been organised by the Somerset Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue information

The Digby Hall

Sherborne, DT9 6AA

Entry details

£14 (includes tea and cakes)

To book, please contact Colin Mattingley on or call 014582722331

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)