Unlikely Pairs: A Series of Talks | Events at The Victoria Art Gallery

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Unlikely Pairs: A Series of Talks


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A series of talks highlighting the similarities and differences between pairs of paintings and sculptures in the Gallery’s collection. All talks to include exclusive viewing of the artworks in question in the upper gallery.

Wednesday 4 November, 2:00pm – 4:00pm with Jon Benington
Pupils and Teachers – Edwin Whitney-Smith, William Harbutt, c.1910 and Howard Hodgkin, Clifford Ellis, c. 1965.

Wednesday 11 November, 2:00pm – 4:00pm with Jim Riseley

For the Love of Books – James Barry, Dr. Nugent, 1772 and Thomas Barker, Old Tom Thumb, 1789.

Tickets are £75 for Friends of the Victoria Art Gallery and £100 for guests for the lecture series, or £20 per individual lecture. To book your tickets please email Fiona Pollard. Please indicate how many talks you'd like to attend and whether these are for Friends or guests. Please note that due to social distancing, tickets are limited to 30 people per lecture. Tickets are non-refundable.