ISLE OF WIGHT ARTS SOCIETY ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST 2022 PRESENTATION – Island Echo

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The Isle of Wight Arts Society will present the fourth lecture of its season next week in Cowes.

The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January 11 at 2:00 p.m., at Northwood House.

Each month, the company welcomes leading experts in their fields, to give illustrated lectures on a wide variety of fine arts-related topics, including painting, sculpture, music, history, and more.

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This month’s topic is The Golden Age of Dutch Art – Mark Earp.

The Dutch Golden Age, 1585-1685, is a remarkable part of world history – a small European country dominating trade, commerce, and maritime power across the globe. The legacy of that time is reflected today in the art that adorns all of the world’s most prestigious galleries.

Mark Earp will discuss famous and lesser-known Dutch artists of the time, including Rembrandt and Vermeer. It will give participants an overview of the more than 1000 artists who were in the Netherlands at that time.

The Arts Society is a leading arts education charity with a global network of over 380 local societies, who bring people together through a common curiosity for the arts. The events provide welcoming venues – locally, nationally and globally – to hear expert speakers share their expert knowledge of the arts.

There are over 90,000 members around the world who contribute to, learn and help preserve their artistic heritage.

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The number of Isle of Wight Society members has now reached its limit of 160, but potential members can get on the waiting list by submitting the application form, but without the subscription fee, which is available on the website.

There is a limited number of places for visitors at £ 10 per person but reservations must be made in advance for [email protected]

All the details on the website www.theartssocietyisleofwight.org.uk

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