EDHT COURSES 2020

The East Dorset Heritage Trust (EDHT), based at Allendale House in Wimborne, was set up to provide environmental education to the community. Between January and April Jennie is running three Art History courses at the fine Georgian house set in the centre of the market town. 

Prices: monthly study morning - £20/ 2 week course - £25.

 

Allendale House, Wimborne Minster

To book any of Jennie's EDHT courses mentioned below, please contact either SARAH EVANS or KIM HIETT at the EDHT: 

 

Phone: 01202 888992 (9am - 5pm Monday to Friday)

 

E-mail: sevans@edht.org.uk or khiett@edht.org.uk

 

Websitewww.edht.org

 

Address: East Dorset Heritage Trust, Allendale House, Hanham Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1AS

 

 

 

Rousseau

 

Henri Rousseau

 

Friday 10 January

 

09.30-12.30

 

 

 

 

 

Rousseau’s work, which is full of magical, lyrical and dreamlike imagery, has inspired generations of avant-garde artists, including Picasso, Chagall, Beckmann and the Surrealists; writers and poets such as Apollinaire and Sylvia Plath and the songwriter Joni Mitchell.

 

The cost is £20.00, but does not include refreshments, however, there is a coffee and tea machine in Allendale House and water is provided on the tables.  To make further enquiries and to  book please telephone 01202 888992 and speak to Sarah or Kim.

 

Enquiries & Bookings: Telephone 01202 888992  

Ernst

 

Surrealism

 

Friday 24 January

 

09.30-12.30

 

 

 

 

 

Surrealism became an international intellectual and political movement. We will look at works by artists such as Giorgio de Chirico whose style of metaphysical art influenced the surrealists, Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dali, René Magritte, Max Ernst, Dora Carrington and Dorothea Tanning.

 

The cost is £20.00, but does not include refreshments, however, there is a coffee and tea machine in Allendale House and water is provided on the tables.  To make further enquiries and to  book please telephone 01202 888992 and speak to Sarah or Kim.

 

Enquiries & Bookings: Telephone 01202 888992  

Warhol

 

Andy Warhol: Pop Art Icon

 

Friday 28 February

 

09.30-12.30

 

 

A study of the enigmatic American artist Andy Warhol, from his early career as a commercial illustrator and designer, to his importance and influence on the Pop Art Movement; his midcareer switch to avant-garde film maker and manager of the Velvet Underground.

 

We will explore Pop Art from its beginnings in mid 1950s Britain and its emergence in late 1950s America.

 

The cost is £20.00, but does not include refreshments, however, there is a coffee and tea machine in Allendale House and water is provided on the tables.  To make further enquiries and to  book please telephone 01202 888992 and speak to Sarah or Kim.

 

Enquiries & Bookings: Telephone 01202 888992  

Bonnard

 

Pierre Bonnard

 

Friday 27 March

 

09.30-12.30

 

 

 

 

 

A look at the colourful world of Bonnard’s paintings, discussing his unconventional use of colour and innovative compositions. Unusually, Bonnard preferred to work from memory to produce his landscapes and intimate domestic scenes.

 

The cost is £20.00, but does not include refreshments, however, there is a coffee and tea machine in Allendale House and water is provided on the tables.  To make further enquiries and to  book please telephone 01202 888992 and speak to Sarah or Kim.

 

Enquiries & Bookings: Telephone 01202 888992