Upcoming fundraising events highlights
Did you know you can support Art Fund by attending fundraising events near you? Here we’ve selected a few upcoming events to look out for.
Organising a lively and varied programme of events, lectures, trips and outings, our network of volunteer committees help to raise vital support for Art Fund all across the UK.
From talks on artists including Canaletto and Egon Schiele to a shopping experience in a unique setting, there are some exciting dates coming up for your diaries. Below we’ve selected five events to give you a taste of what’s on offer over the next few months.
Events are open to both existing members and potential supporters.
Blind Alley Art
12 September, Shepperton Studios
Artist Annie Fennymore, who has been registered blind for 22 years, explains and demonstrates her unique form of tactile art. She will also show how she uses electronic aids in her work, one of which can tell her the colour of a tube of paint. Find out more and book.
Canaletto and the Art of Venice by Rosie Razzall
19 September, The Townhouse, East Lothian
Few artists painted Venice as extensively as Canaletto, and the Royal Collection contains the world's finest selection of his work. Rosie Razzall is curator of prints and drawing and co-curated the exhibition, Canaletto and the Art of Venice, currently showing at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Find out more and book.
3 October, The Grange, Alresford
Get your Christmas shopping finished early at the Hampshire Fair set in the stunning grounds of The Grange. Find out more and book.
Lecture by Gavin Plumley on Klimt and Schiele
12 November, Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Club
With current exhibitions at Tate Liverpool and the Royal Academy exploring the work of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, Viennese specialist Gavin Plumley examines the complex relationship between these two giants of early Modernism. Find out more and book.
William Hunter & the Anatomy of the Modern Museum
Talk and tour
17 November, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow
Hear from the curator of this major exhibition celebrating 300 years since the birth of William Hunter and experience for yourself the vast scale and diversity of his collections. Find out more and book.
If you'd like to know more about our volunteer fundraising committees, you can find your local committee and contact details here.