Trips to art exhibitions & Historical Houses

Trips September to November 2019

 

Bookings for visits are taken from MEMBERS ONLY in the first instance. If you wish to join a visit and are not a member, please contact GHFMemSec@gmail.com

 

 

MONDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2019

TATE BRITAIN
A visit to see "William  Blake, The Artist" at Tate Britain: a visual arlist for the 21st century. On display some 300 works, including  watercolours, paintings  and prints, which will provide a comprehensive  view of Blake's achievement and ambition across a range of media. He is a universal artist  - an inspiration  to ariists,  musicians  and poets worldwide. The exhibition will show his relationship  with the art world and tell the stories behind  some of the most iconic images  in the history of British ar1.

 

LEAVE ARTINGTON                  8:45 am

LEAVE LIBRARY                        8.55 am
AND ON TO G Live, BURCHETT'S FARM & SPECTRUM ( approx.  9.15 am )

 

LEAVE TATE                               3:30 pm

Cost of coach, tip & entrance   £30.00
Cost to Art Fund member         £22.50
Cost to Tate member                £14.50

 

 

FRIDAY  25" October  2019

HORNIMAN MUSEUM  and

DULWIGH  ART GALLERY
A morning visit to the museum  founded by the trader Frederick  Horniman in 1901 with specimens and aftifacts collected  from around the world. The museum is on three floors (lift available]  Cafe for refreshments.  An afternoon  visit to Dulwich for Rembrandt's exhibition to mark 350 years since the artist died in 1669. lt will bring together 35 carefully  selected pictures  showing his mastery  of light and visual storytelling, concentrating on his greatest years 1639  -  1658,

Refreshments  available  at Museum  and Gallery.


LEAVE ARTINGTON                      8:45  am

LEAVE LIBRARY                            8:55 am

And on to G LlvE, B FARM  & SPECTRUM  (approx.9.15)

 

LEAVE DULWICH                           4.15 p.m.


Gost of coach, tip and entrance      £27.OO

 


MONDAY  25th NOVEMBER 2019

NATIONAL  GALLERY
To the National  Gallery for the first ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin. Spanning the later years of his life this exhibition follows his move away from lmpressionism towards Symbolism, featuring  over 50 works, the exhibition includes paintings, works on paper and three-dimensional objects in a variety of media all from public and private collections worldwide.


LEAVE ARTINGTON                       8:45 a.m.
LEAVE LIBRARY                            8:55 a.m.

And on to G LIVE, B FARM  AND SPECTRUM by approx.09.15 a.m.


LEAVE NATIONAL  GALLERY          3:30 p.m.


Cost of coach, tip and entrance         £28.00
Cost to Art Fund member                  £22.OO

 

Download the September to November 2019 visits details and booking form

from here gallery/visitsautumnwinter2019.pdf

 

 

Trips December 2019 to March 2020

 

THURSDAY  12th DECEMBER 2019

CHARTERHOUSE LONDON

Charterhouse in Clerkenwell  was a Carthusian Monastry, the mansion of a wealthy gentleman, a meeting  house for Elizabeth I and in 1611 was established as a home for "Brothers" , as well as a school. The school moved to Godalming in 1872. There will be a guided tour of Charterhouse with time to visit the Museum, Chapel and shop. Refreshments available  at Thackerays Coffee House [next doorl and other places nearby. There may be time to visit V&A [depends on traffic and weather]

 

LEAVE ARTINGTON                      8:55 a.m.
LEAVE LIBRARY                            9:05 a.m.

And on to G LIVE, B FARM  AND SPECTRUM by approx.09.25 a.m.


LEAVE CHARTERHOUSE             2.30 - 3.00 p.m.

 

Cost of coach, tip and entrance         £28.00

 

 

FRIDAY  24th JANUARY  2O2O

NATIONAL  PORTRAIT GALLERY
The PRE-RAPHAELITE  SISTERS is the first ever major exhibition to focus on the untold story of women of Pre-Raphaelite  art, 160 years after the first pictures were exhibited by the Brotherhood in 1849. lt explores the contribution of twelve  women to the movement including Evelyn de Morgan, Effie Millais, Elizabeth  Siddal and Joanna  Wells. Through paintings, photographs, manuscripts and personal items the exhibition explores the roles they played.

 

LEAVE ARTINGTON                      8:50 a.m.
LEAVE LIBRARY                            9:00 a.m.

And on to G LIVE, B FARM  AND SPECTRUM by approx.09.15 a.m.


LEAVE LONDON                            3.30 p.m.

 

Cost of coach, tip and entrance         £34.00

Art Fund Member                               £27.00

 

 

MONDAY 24th FEBRUARY 2020

QUEENS GALLERY

GEORGE IV ART & SPECTACLE
George lV is the British monarch who formed an unrivalled collection of art, much of which remains in the Royal Collection  today. As Prince of Wales, and from 1820 as King, he brought together Dutch and Flemish painters and magnificent portraits by Sir Thomas Lawrence and Joshua Reynolds, as well as French porcelain, intricate goldsmiths'works, drawings,  textiles and life through the art that enriched his world.


Refreshments nearby or at V&A (or similar) for a short visit.

 

LEAVE ARTINGTON                      8:50 a.m.
LEAVE LIBRARY                            9:00 a.m.

And on to G LIVE, B FARM  AND SPECTRUM by approx.09.20 a.m.


LEAVE LONDON                            3.30 p.m.

 

Cost of coach, tip and entrance to Queens Gallery          £28.50

 

 

FRIDAY 20th MARCH 2020

TATE BRITAIN

BAROQUE lN BRITAIN will explore how art and architecture were used by the Crown, the church and the aristocracy to project images of power and status in an age when power of the monarchy was being questioned. The exhibition will include works by the leading painters of the day -  Peter Lely, Godfrey Kneller and James Thornhill with grand-scale  portraits;  mural paintings and wood carvings by Grinling  Gibbons. A room will be dedicated to the designsof Christopher Wren, Nicholas  Hawksmoor and John Vanbrugh for St Pauls, Hampton Court and Blenheim Palace,

 

LEAVE ARTINGTON                      8:55 a.m.
LEAVE LIBRARY                            9:00 a.m.

And on to G LIVE, B FARM  AND SPECTRUM by approx.09.20 a.m.


LEAVE TATE                                  3.30 p.m.

 

Cost of coach, tip and entrance         £31.00

Art Fund Member                               £23.50

 

Download the September to November 2019 visits details and booking form

from here gallery/visitswinter20192020.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past visits include:

Stoneleigh

Lullingstone Castle