Weston Park study day, 8 March 2017

Posted: 2017

The Dining Room, Weston Park. Courtesy of The Weston Park Foundation

Since the twelfth century, Weston Park in Shropshire has been home to the de Weston, Mytton, Wilbraham, Newport and Bridgeman families in succession, and was gifted to the nation in 1986 by the 7th Earl of Bradford. This study day will be led by Gareth Williams, Curator and Head of Learning, assisted by Sally Goodsir of the Royal Collection Trust and former research intern at Weston Park, and explore the immensely rich collection of British portraits ranging from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries.   Please see the programme below for further details and how to apply. Places are limited and[...]


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New Scholarship in British Art History: Discoveries at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Posted: 21 November 2016

Portrait of a Lady by British School, c.1610. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James MacLamroc, 1967 (NCMA 67.13.6)

Conference 27-28 January 2017 A two-day conference, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, hosted alongside the upcoming exhibition History and Mystery: Discoveries in the NCMA British Collection.   The question of what makes the British Isles “British” is particularly relevant given recent political events, such as the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. Using the North Carolina Museum of[...]