MONTHLY ARTS LECTURES
The Arts Society, Leeds, hosts a programme of lectures given by some of the country’s top experts on a wide range of subjects including architecture, social history, and the work of artists and designers. Find out more about upcoming lectures.
All our lectures take place in Castle Grove Hall, Castle Grove Drive, Headingley, Leeds LS6 4BP. They begin at 2 p.m. and finish at or just after 3 p.m. The hall is equipped with an audio loop for the hard-of-hearing. There is ample parking and a ramp for wheelchair access at the hall. There is a comfortable bar, and sandwiches are available before the lecture.
Membership costs £50 per annum. All lectures are free to members. To join, please complete and return a membership enrolment form (available at the membership desk before each meeting). Alternatively, you can download and complete an online enrolment form and return it to the Membership Secretary at the desk, or follow the email instructions on the form. If you have any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Non-members are welcome to attend for a fee of £7 per lecture.
COMPLETE LECTURE PROGRAMME 2018-19
19 SEPTEMBER 2018
Suzanne Perrin: Japonism to Modernism – How Japanese style changed Western art. More info
17 OCTOBER 2018
Anthony Hayworth: Living with history. More info
21 NOVEMBER 2018
Sarah Searight: Lustreware – from the Middle East to William de Morgan.
16 JANUARY 2019
Hanne Sutcliffe: Splendours of Chinese art.
20 FEBRUARY 2019
Rosalind Whyte: 250 years of the Royal Academy.
20 MARCH 2019
Susan Rumfitt: Art Deco jewellery.
17 APRIL 2019
Dr Lois Oliver: Tailoring the image – clothes and accessories in art.
15 MAY 2019
Dr Ann Anderson – How we got IKEA – Scandinavian design, 18th century – 1960.
19 JUNE 2019
Janet Gough: Cathedrals: safe places to do risky things.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS REPLACES THE SCHEDULED LECTURE, A THOUSAND YEARS OF CATHEDRALS AS HISTORY BY JON CANNON, WHO IS INDISPOSED.
FOR DETAILS OF PAST LECTURES, PLEASE SEE OUR
LECTURES ARCHIVES PAGE
FOR DETAILS OF OUR 2019-2020 PROGRAMME, PLEASE SEE OUR LECTURES 2019-2020 PAGE