Upcoming Engagements with The Arts Society Cranleigh

Upcoming Engagements with The Arts Society Cranleigh

Pigments of the Imagination: Delving into Icons
Date: Wednesday, 25th October 2023
Time: 2:00 PM
Presenter: Helen McIldowie-Jenkins

As the fascination with Eastern Orthodox icons continues to surge in the West, it’s pivotal to navigate through the existing misunderstandings regarding their meaning, function, terminology, and theology. Join us to explore ten crucial facets of icons and anticipate a lively discussion on a few ‘hot potatoes’ in the realm of religious art.

Raphael’s Tapestry Cartoons: A Gem at the V&A Museum
Date: Wednesday, 22nd November 2023
Time: 2:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. James Lindow

Dive into the world of Raphael (1483-1520) and explore the tapestry cartoons he completed in 1516, which have become one of the United Kingdom’s most esteemed artistic treasures. The significance of the commission is underscored by the substantial amounts paid to the artist and weavers, reflecting the immense value attributed to these works.

Note: No meeting will be held in December.

Venue: Cranleigh Arts Centre

Join Us! Non-members are cordially invited to attend our talks as a guest. While there is no obligation, your appreciated donation helps support our events and initiatives.

For inquiries or further information:

Email: membership@theartssocietycranleigh.org.uk
Website: www.theartssocietycranleigh.org.uk

The Arts Society Cranleigh is a registered charity (No. 1142228), dedicated to advancing appreciation and understanding of the arts.

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