So you think you know Impressionism?

So you think you know Impressionism?

Taking Turner, Constable, Courbet and Corot as the starting point, this talk will examine the main distinguishing features of Impressionism, and look at some of the scientific ideologies developed by Impressionists, such as colour theory and the nature of light.

What are the Art History ‘-ism’s’?

Whether you are new to the world of History of Art or someone who wishes to brush up on their existing knowledge, these new lectures set in our award winning gallery and museum might be just what you are looking for. Suitable for those aged 16+. Advance booking required.

During this series of art talks, speakers Melanie Paice and Peter Scott will explore the meaning behind some of the art theory ‘-ism’s’. Melanie is a Surrey based artist, art tutor and lecturer, who enjoys sharing her knowledge of art with others. Peter Scott, also Surrey based, has been a guide and lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern for 15 years and also lectures to a wide range of organisations, including the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Towner Gallery, Art Fund, and National Trust.

Sat 29 April 2017, 10.30am – 12.30pm
£12 Adults | £10 Friends or Students

Special Offer:
4 sessions: £43.20 Adults | £36 Friends or Students

So you think you know Impressionism? Sat 29 April 2017, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Cubism Sat 6 May 2017, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Futurism and Vorticism Sat 13 May 2017, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Minimalism: It is what it is? Sat 20 May 2017, 10.30am – 12.30pm

To take advantage of this offer please call 01483 737800 or visit The Lightbox Reception. This offer cannot be booked via the website.

If booking a Friends ticket, you will need to enter the three digit Friends number found on your special green Friends Annual Pass. Please note that only one discounted ticket may be booked per Friend.

Image: Claude Monet, Bathers at La Grenouillère (1869) © The National Gallery London

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The Lightbox, Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey Date and time 29 April, 2017 10.30 - 12.30
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