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Forthcoming Events -

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - Art Appreciation Visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park 10.30am - West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG

It was agreed at the November 2017 Meeting that we would visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.The new exhibitions include:

Chiharu Shiota, Beyond Time. Acclaimed installation and performance artist has created an awe-inspiring, site specific installation of thread within the beautiful 18 century Chapel.

In My Shoes: Art and the Self since the 1990s. This exhibition offers a timely opportunity to consider the legacy of a key aspect of 1990s British art. (more info on the Yorkshire Sculpture Park website) ysp.org.uk

Simon Armitage: Flit - a 40th anniversary collection of poems by renowned poet Simon Armitage: Visitors are invited to see photographs featured in the book, and a film of the poet reading on site at the Park, in a new display inYSP centre. (more info on the YSP website)

As well as the new exhibitions we will have time to explore the grounds where there are around 80 sculptures and installations to see in the open air.

Can you please email me to let me know if you are going on this visit.Anyone who is willing to car share from the Eversley Centre, also please let me know. To meet in the cafe at 10.30 for coffee before we go to see the exhibitions.

 

16-05-2018 10:30:00 16-05-2018 12:30:00 Europe/London Art Appreciation - Art Appreciation Visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park It was agreed at the November 2017 Meeting that we would visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.The new exhibitions include: Chiharu Shiota, Beyond Time. Acclaimed installation and performance artist has created an awe-inspiring, site specific installation of thread within the beautiful 18 century Chapel. In My Shoes: Art and the Self since the 1990s. This exhibition offers a timely opportunity to consider the legacy of a key aspect of 1990s British art. (more info on the Yorkshire Sculpture Park website) ysp.org.uk Simon Armitage: Flit - a 40th anniversary collection of poems by renowned poet Simon Armitage: Visitors are invited to see photographs featured in the book, and a film of the poet reading on site at the Park, in a new display inYSP centre. (more info on the YSP website) As well as the new exhibitions we will have time to explore the grounds where there are around 80 sculptures and installations to see in the open air. Can you please email me to let me know if you are going on this visit.Anyone who is willing to car share from the Eversley Centre, also please let me know. To meet in the cafe at 10.30 for coffee before we go to see the exhibitions.   West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG

Friday, 25 May 2018 - Art History Lectures May, June and July - Doncaster Art Gallery

THIRD TIME OF SENDING! HERE ARE THE DETAILS FOR YOU ALL AT LAST!

Sue

Art History Lectures
Join us for our summer programme of art history lectures delivered by art historian Rachel
Holland-Hargreaves.

Lectures take place from 10.30am - 12pm in Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery.
Admission is £5 paid on entry (includes refreshments). For further information email
neil.mcgregor@doncaster.gov.uk

In the Wild Friday 25 May
A look at how artists from George Stubbs to Henry Moore have depicted wild
animals in their work. The lecture will also include images of wild animals
from advertising campaigns by Guinness and London Transport

Monet, more than Water Lillies Friday 22 June
Explore a wide range of works by the most famous of the French
Impressionist artists, including some of his lesser-known works.

All at Sea Friday 6 July
The coastline around Britain has provided a wealth of material for artists.
This lecture brings together a selection, and includes work by among others
Laura Knight, Lamorna Birch and Philip Wilson Steer.

25-05-2018 00:00:00 25-05-2018 02:00:00 Europe/London Art Appreciation - Art History Lectures May, June and July THIRD TIME OF SENDING! HERE ARE THE DETAILS FOR YOU ALL AT LAST! Sue Art History Lectures Join us for our summer programme of art history lectures delivered by art historian Rachel Holland-Hargreaves. Lectures take place from 10.30am - 12pm in Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery. Admission is £5 paid on entry (includes refreshments). For further information email neil.mcgregor@doncaster.gov.uk In the Wild Friday 25 May A look at how artists from George Stubbs to Henry Moore have depicted wild animals in their work. The lecture will also include images of wild animals from advertising campaigns by Guinness and London Transport Monet, more than Water Lillies Friday 22 June Explore a wide range of works by the most famous of the French Impressionist artists, including some of his lesser-known works. All at Sea Friday 6 July The coastline around Britain has provided a wealth of material for artists. This lecture brings together a selection, and includes work by among others Laura Knight, Lamorna Birch and Philip Wilson Steer. Doncaster Art Gallery

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - Summer Coach Outing to Raby Castle, Gardens and Parkland 8.30am - Raby Castle

I AM SENDING THIS NOTICE AGAIN AS I DONT KNOW IF ALL MEMBERS RECEIVED THE ENCLOSURE!

Raby is one of the most impressive intact castles in England. It was built in the 14 century by the powerful Nevill family. It was the home of Cicely Nevill, Rose of Raby, mother of Kings Edward IV and Richard III, scene of the plotting of the Rising of the North and a Parliamentary stronghold during the Civil War. Since 1626 to the present day it has been the seat of Lord and Lady Barnard and the Vane family.
Raby Houses a fabulous art collection and sumptuous interiors. Treasures include an important collection of Meissen porcelain, tapestries, furniture, furnishings and paintings. Walled gardens encompass five acres and are still graced with many of the original design features, including two magnificent yew hedges, an ornamental pond in the Central Garden, large herbaceous borders and fruit trees, including a fig tree in its own glass house, which was brought to Raby in 1786.
200 acres of fine Parkland surround Raby Castle with resident red and fallow deer. The welcome leaflet highlights walks which take in fabulous vistas of the Castle and surrounding countryside.

TUESDAY 17 JULY 2018
THE TRAVEL COST FOR NON MEMBERS OF THE HISTORY SOCIETY WILL BE £15.00 TO INCLUDE COACH FARE AND DRIVER GRATUITY. THE GROUP ENTRANCE TO THE CASTLE, GARDENS AND PARKLAND IS £10.00 p.p. to be collected on the coach on the day.

LEAVING SHERBURN OUTSIDE STARKEYS AT 8.30 A.M. & THE SWAN, SOUTH MILFORD AT 8.35 A.M.
ARRIVING BACK AROUND 5PM.
To reserve a place contact the Secretary, Jean Mooney 01977 683749 or 07967 640383 or email jeanelmet98@gmail.com and arrange to pay a non refundable deposit of £15 by 1 MAY.
Cheques should be made payable to Sherburn in Elmet Local History Society.
Strictly first come, first served.


Regards
Sue

17-07-2018 08:30:00 17-07-2018 10:30:00 Europe/London Art Appreciation - Summer Coach Outing to Raby Castle, Gardens and Parkland I AM SENDING THIS NOTICE AGAIN AS I DONT KNOW IF ALL MEMBERS RECEIVED THE ENCLOSURE! Raby is one of the most impressive intact castles in England. It was built in the 14 century by the powerful Nevill family. It was the home of Cicely Nevill, Rose of Raby, mother of Kings Edward IV and Richard III, scene of the plotting of the Rising of the North and a Parliamentary stronghold during the Civil War. Since 1626 to the present day it has been the seat of Lord and Lady Barnard and the Vane family. Raby Houses a fabulous art collection and sumptuous interiors. Treasures include an important collection of Meissen porcelain, tapestries, furniture, furnishings and paintings. Walled gardens encompass five acres and are still graced with many of the original design features, including two magnificent yew hedges, an ornamental pond in the Central Garden, large herbaceous borders and fruit trees, including a fig tree in its own glass house, which was brought to Raby in 1786. 200 acres of fine Parkland surround Raby Castle with resident red and fallow deer. The welcome leaflet highlights walks which take in fabulous vistas of the Castle and surrounding countryside. TUESDAY 17 JULY 2018 THE TRAVEL COST FOR NON MEMBERS OF THE HISTORY SOCIETY WILL BE £15.00 TO INCLUDE COACH FARE AND DRIVER GRATUITY. THE GROUP ENTRANCE TO THE CASTLE, GARDENS AND PARKLAND IS £10.00 p.p. to be collected on the coach on the day. LEAVING SHERBURN OUTSIDE STARKEYS AT 8.30 A.M. & THE SWAN, SOUTH MILFORD AT 8.35 A.M. ARRIVING BACK AROUND 5PM. To reserve a place contact the Secretary, Jean Mooney 01977 683749 or 07967 640383 or email jeanelmet98@gmail.com and arrange to pay a non refundable deposit of £15 by 1 MAY. Cheques should be made payable to Sherburn in Elmet Local History Society. Strictly first come, first served. Regards Sue Raby Castle

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - Exhibition - China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors 1.30pm - World Museum, Liverpool

THEE ARE A FEW PLACES STILL AVAILABLE SO IF ANY MEMBERS WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE EXHIBITION PLEASE EMAIL ME AS THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS IS 12 MARCH AND THEN I WILL OFFER THE ART APPRECIATION VISIT TO OTHER GROUPS.

THE ENTRANCE TIME TO SEE THIS EXHIBITION IS CHANGED TO 13.30 P.M.
The exhibition includes numbers of objects that have never been on show in the UK before including material from museums and institutes from across Shaanxi Province,excavated over the last 40 years from the Imperial Mausoleum and selected tombs.For more information log on to liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Even though our planned visit isn't until September, I have made a booking with the Museum for 30 places. As a group booking the price is £12.00 each for seniors with a booking fee of £2.95. The entrance time will be 1.30PM which should give plenty of time to get there either by train or car.

If you intend to go to this exhibition in Liverpool please email a s a p so I have an idea of numbers. During Feb/March I will be asking you to send me the full amount of £12.00 (seniors)
This is an opportunity to be able to see a selection of the the terracotta warriors in Liverpool and shouldn't be missed!

Thank you to the 17 members who have let me know they want to go on this Visit.

Sue Hartley
Leader Art Appreciation

12-09-2018 13:30:00 12-09-2018 15:30:00 Europe/London Art Appreciation - Exhibition - China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors THEE ARE A FEW PLACES STILL AVAILABLE SO IF ANY MEMBERS WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE EXHIBITION PLEASE EMAIL ME AS THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS IS 12 MARCH AND THEN I WILL OFFER THE ART APPRECIATION VISIT TO OTHER GROUPS. THE ENTRANCE TIME TO SEE THIS EXHIBITION IS CHANGED TO 13.30 P.M. The exhibition includes numbers of objects that have never been on show in the UK before including material from museums and institutes from across Shaanxi Province,excavated over the last 40 years from the Imperial Mausoleum and selected tombs.For more information log on to liverpoolmuseums.org.uk Even though our planned visit isn't until September, I have made a booking with the Museum for 30 places. As a group booking the price is £12.00 each for seniors with a booking fee of £2.95. The entrance time will be 1.30PM which should give plenty of time to get there either by train or car. If you intend to go to this exhibition in Liverpool please email a s a p so I have an idea of numbers. During Feb/March I will be asking you to send me the full amount of £12.00 (seniors) This is an opportunity to be able to see a selection of the the terracotta warriors in Liverpool and shouldn't be missed! Thank you to the 17 members who have let me know they want to go on this Visit. Sue Hartley Leader Art Appreciation World Museum, Liverpool


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Reports on past visits -

Visit to the Dean Clough Art Gallery and Piece Hall Halifax - March 2018 (report by Ann Kendall)

Visit to Huddersfield Art Gallery - January 2018 (report by Sue Hartley)

Art Appreciation Meeting report held on 15 11 17 - November 2017

Visit to Leeds Art Gallery - October 2017 (report by Liz Sibson)

Visit to Cartwright Hall, Bradford - September 2017 (report by Sue Hartley)

Visit to the Treasure House and Art Gallery, Beverley - August 2017 (report by Maureen Dransfield)

Art Appreciation Visit to Farnley Hall Otley - July 2017 (report by Ken Hawlor)

Visit to the Robert Fuller Gallery Nr. Thixendale - June 2017 (report by Mary Till)

Art Appreciation visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park - May 2017 (report by Maureen Dransfield)

Art Appreciation Visit, Hull - April 2017 (report by Pat Davis)

Visit to The Harley Gallery, - March 2017 (report by Rob Ward)

Art Appreciation visit to York Art Gallery THE YORK VISIT IS NOW FULL - February 2017 (report by Sue Hartley)

Visit to The Hepworth Gallery Wakefield - January 2017 (report by Liz Sibson)

Art Appreciation Meeting - November 2016 (report by Sue Hartley)

Art Appreciation visit to Liverpool - - October 2016 (report by Sue Hartley)

Art Appreciation Picnic - August 2016 (report by Ann Kendall)

The Bowes Museum - July 2016 (report by Sue Hartley)

Art Appreciation visit to Templenewsam House, Leeds - May 2016 (report by Liz Sibson)

Visit to Farnley Hall nr. Otley - April 2016 (report by Sue Hartley)

Visit to Doncaster Art Gallery - March 2016 (report by Liz Sibson)

Visit to The Hepworth Gallery Wakefield - February 2016 (report by Ann Kendall)

Art Appreciation Visit to the Whitworth Gallery Manchester - January 2016 (report by Sue Hartley)

Art Appreciation Meeting - November 2015 (report by Sue Hartley)

The Ferens Gallery Hull - August 2015 (report by Sue Hartley)

The Mercer Gallery - April 2015 (report by Sue Hartley)

Yorkshire Sculpture Park - March 2015 (report by Gerry Foster)

Meeting - November 2014

Hepworth Gallery - September 2014 (report by Liz Sibson)

Yorkshire Sculpture Park - July 2014 (report by Liz Sibson)

Leeds Art Gallery - February 2014 (report by Liz Sibson)

Art Appreciation Meeting - January 2014

Bowes Museum - August 2013 (report by Liz Sibson)

Harewood House - July 2013 (report by Liz Sibson)

The Mercer Gallery - June 2013 (report by Tom Derivan)

Beningbrough - April 2013 (report by Silvia Mileham)

Meeting - March 2013

Cartwright Hall - January 2013 (report by Liz Sibson)

Yorkshire Sculpture Park - November 2012 (report by Liz Sibson)

Lowry Centre at Salford Quays - October 2012 (report by Liz Sibson)

Harewood - July 2012 (report by Liz Sibson)

Baltic Arts Centre and Laing Art Gallery - June 2012 (report by Silvia Mileham)

Nunnington Hall - May 2012 (report by Liz Sibson)

Dean Clough Galleries - February 2012 (report by Liz Sibson)

The Hepworth Gallery - November 2011 (report by Liz Sibson)

Leeds Art Gallery and the Damien Hirst Exhibition - October 2011 (report by Liz Sibson)

John Martin Study Day - August 2011 (report by Liz Sibson)

Leeds Art Gallery - May 2011 (report by Liz Sibson)

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