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Thursday Talks: What the Four Wore – Mackintosh, Macdonald and the fashion for Artistic Dress

September 12, 2018

Thursday Talks: What the Four Wore: Mackintosh, Macdonald and the fashion for Artistic Dress Dr Robyne Calvert Thursday 25 October 2018 6pm for 6.30pm £10/£12 Mackintosh’s floppy bow tie is nearly as emblematic as his signature moustache. McNair also sported this fashion, and the Macdonald sisters were known for their unique sense of style, as…

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Thursday Talks: David Michie – Observations

September 4, 2018

Thursday Talks David Michie: Observations Speaker: Professor Pamela Robertson Thursday 08 November 2018 £10/£12 Abstract: David Michie (1928–2015) OBE, RSA, PSSA, RGI, was a leading figure in the Scottish art scene of the mid to late 20th century, both as an artist and as an educator. This talk will discuss his many achievements, focussing on…

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Thursday Talks: It’s a Family Affair – The Annans

July 17, 2018

THURSDAY TALKS It’s A Family Affair: The Annans Thursday 23 August 2018, 6pm for 6.30pm £10 Members / £12 non-members  Members’ (and their guests) Supper: Main Course plus Cheese, Tea/Coffee, £18 The Annan family firm of photographers was founded by Thomas Annan (1829–87). ABSTRACT:   One of the leading photographers of the nineteenth century, Thomas Annan…

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Thursday Talks

June 13, 2018

Thursday Talks:   Thursday 29 March: Tony Currie  – “The Life and Times of Radio – in Scotland” Thursday 17 May: Roger Billcliffe – “Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Art of the Four” August 23: Anne Lyden –  “Annan Photographs” 6.pm for 6.30pm September 27: Dr Yupin Chung – “Tea under a Willow Tree”6.pm for 6.30pm. Non-Members please book via eventbrite October…

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Thursday Talks: Tea Under A Willow Tree

April 17, 2018

Tea Under A Willow Tree, a talk by Dr Yupin Chung Thursday 27 September £10/£12 Chinese symbols are embodied in daily life. Tea signifies harmony, respect, purity, tranquillity, rejuvenation, refreshment and contentment. There is something in the nature of tea that leads us into the world of the contemplation of life. This illustrated talk explores the…

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Thursday Talks: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Art of the Four

March 27, 2018

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Art of the Four Thursday 17 May £10/£12   The Glasgow Style is the name given to the work of a group of young designers and architects working in Glasgow from 1890–1914. At its centre were four young friends who had trained at Glasgow School of Art; two architects and…

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