Art and the Black Country Study Day 

23. Mar - 23. Mar 13 / ended Wolverhampton Art Gallery

£25 per person, please book in advance

10.30AM - 4PM

Event | Multi-disciplinary | Midlands


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Evening in the Black Country copyright Christopher Bayliss/ artist's estate

Evening in the Black Country copyright Christopher Bayliss/ artist's estate



To coincide with the exhibition Edwin Butler Bayliss: Poet Painter of the Black Country, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is holding a special study day to celebrate the influence of the Black Country and its changing landscape and industry on artists both past and present.

The day features a variety of insightful talks by historians and a contemporary artist.

Lunch and refreshments throughout the day are included in the cost of this event.

10.30 – 10.45: Introduction

10.45 - 11.45: Dr Malcolm Dick (University of Birmingham) – Depictions of the Black Country in the Eighteenth Century

11.45 – 12.45: Dr Connie Wan (WAG) - Edwin Butler Bayliss: Poet Painter of the Black Country

12.45 – 1.30: Lunch

1.30 – 2.30: Dr Michael Hall (Francis Brett Young Society) – Francis Brett Young

2.30 – 3.30: Brian Steventon RBSA – On-site artist at Black Country Living Museum

3.30 – 4.00: Closing remarks/additional questions

Please click on link to book a place. Alternatively please call the Art Gallery on 01902 552055 or visit the Gallery shop.


http://bookwhen.com/wolverhamptonartsandheritage


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