Art and the Black Country Study Day

23 Mar 2013

Event times

10.30AM - 4PM

Cost of entry

£25 per person, please book in advance

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • The Art Gallery is situated in the centre of Wolverhampton, 5 minutes walk from the bus, train and tram stations.

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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.


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