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September 2019

The Fruits of Sin: The Art and Times of Hieronymus Bosch

September 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr Sophie Oosterwijk Hieronymous Bosch has been considered a visionary, a heretic and even a hallucinating madman.  This lecture explores his art in its historical and cultural context. Dr Oosterwijk is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Art History at the University of St Andrews.  She has a PhD in art history (Leicester) and in English literature (Leiden).  She specialises in portraiture and representation, death and commemoration in European art.  Medieval, Netherlandish and Dutch seventeenth-century art are among her…

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October 2019

From Downton to Gatsby – Jewellery and Fashion 1890 – 1929

October 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Andrew Prince The period 1890 to 1929 was a time when the great couturiers collaborated with the finest jewellers to produce outstanding jewels worn with sumptuous gowns. Some of the most celebrated stars of stage and screen have worn jewelry by Andrew Prince: Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Miss Piggy. Mr. Prince is probably best known for the jewelry he designed for the British television series “Downton Abbey.”  But he has also added sparkle to other cinematic adventures such…

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