STUDY DAYS IN SOMERSET - 2021

Jennie holds a variety of Art History study days in Somerset and these run throughout the year.

 

To discuss or book one of Jennie's study days, please contact her direct, either by calling on 01258 818249 or sending an email via the contact page.

 

 

 

 

Monk's Yard,

Horton Manor,

Horton Cross,

Somerset

TA19 1PY.

 

2021 STUDY DAYS

WELCOME BACK

 

 

In line with Government regulations, Jennie is hoping to resume her programme of talks at Monk's Yard from June.

 

Please check the website for the latest updates.

Nicholson, 1946

 

St Ives School

 

 

 

Monk's Yard, Ilminster

 

 

 

Monday 21 June 2021

10.00 - 13.00

 

 

 

 

An introduction to the artists associated with St Ives in West Cornwall, which became a centre for modern and abstract developments in British art from the 1940s to the 1960s.  Artists such as Ben Nicholson, Christopher Wood, and the artist who helped inspire them, Alfred Wallis, as well as the sculptors Naum Gabo and Barbara Hepworth.

 

The total cost for the day is £30.00 which includes refreshments on arrival and break and handouts.

 

Nicholson, 1946

 

Artists of the Dutch Golden Age

 

 

 

Monk's Yard, Ilminster

 

 

 

Monday 12 July 2021

10.00 - 13.00

 

 

 

This exciting and innovative time in Dutch art produced artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch.  We shall spend the morning reading paintings by deciphering the many symbols depicted in these hugely intriguing and popular works.

 

The total cost for the day is £30.00 which includes refreshments on arrival and break and handouts.

 

Fontana

 

Women Artists of the Renaissance

 

 

 

Monk's Yard, Ilminster

 

 

 

Monday 2 August 2021

10.00 - 13.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

A study of paintings by women working in an age of huge cultural shifts that saw some secular female artists gaining international reputations. Italian artists such as Lavinia Fontana, Fede Galizia, Sofonisba Anguissola and Flemish artists such as Catharina van Hemessen and Levina Teerlinc.

 

The total cost for the day is £30.00 which includes refreshments on arrival and break and handouts.

 

Sirani

 

Women Artists of the Baroque

 

 

 

Monk's Yard, Ilminster

 

 

 

Monday 6 September

10.00 - 13.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elisabetta Sirani who established an academy for other women artists; Mary Beale, an English artist who was the financial provider for her family through her portrait business;  Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian artist who was the first woman to become a member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno and Clara Peeters, the earliest significant woman painter of the Dutch Golden Age.

 

The total cost for the day is £30.00 which includes refreshments on arrival and break and handouts.