|Saturday 9 March 2024
|At the museum (Theatre) and online (Zoom)
Our free display, Turner and Bonington: Watercolours from the Wallace Collection, comprises a selection of exquisite, rarely-seen works by two outstanding 19th century, British artists.
Deepen your understanding and appreciation of both artists’ works by hearing from leading academics and specialists. Discussion will focus on the history of landscape painting, the significance of marine painting, the materials and techniques used by both artists, as well as the socio-historical contexts in which both J.M.W Turner and Richard Parkes Bonington were working.
Speakers include Professor Timothy Barringer (Yale University), Dr John Bonehill (University of Glasgow), Dr Lucy Davis (Wallace Collection), Christine Riding (National Gallery) and Dr Joyce H Townsend (Tate).
Take part at the Museum: This event will take place in the Theatre, Lower Ground Floor at the museum.
Watch Online: This event will also be broadcast live from the museum on Zoom. All ticketholders will also receive a link to view a recording of the talk, which will be available for two weeks only.