2017 promises to be a fascinating year for Leeds DFAS. From Williams Hogarth to Grayson Perry, from the pyramids to the mosque, from the opera to the Swinging Sixties, we once again offer top-notch speakers presenting a wide variety of compelling lectures. Have a look at our 2017 lecture and study day programme:
Dr. Tom Duncan: Islam and the Mosque
Hilary Williams: Hogarth – A Harlot, a Rake, and a Marriage
Sarah Lenton: Opera, the melting pot of culture.
Ian Swankie: Grayson Perry, Frocks and Pots
Tony Faber: Faber and Faber – Its designs and history
Frank Woodgate: The Art and Scandalous Lives of the Bloomsbury Group
Brian Stater: When Britain Clicked – Fab photos from the Swinging Sixties
Professor Roy Burdon: Plants and Birds in Art – From the Ice Age to the Digital Age
David Winpenny: Up To a Point – In search of Pyramids in Britain and Ireland
Michael Swift: “A golden age for stained glass – art or craft” : late C19th and early C20th stained glass, art, content, context and iconography.
David Rosier: “Chinese Imperial Court costume, Qing dynasty 1644-1911