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Art Exhibition – May 2017

For the last 5 years the Society has sponsored the Award for the best piece of 3D work on show at the Hertford Art Society’s Open Exhibition. We will be…

Talk – April 2017

April’s talk charts the progress over 3,000 years of movements and people through a beautiful part of France - Provence.  It follows stories of the Romans, the early Christians, 19th…

Talk – March 2017

The talk in March is titled ‘Rubens – A Master in the Making’. Rubens is widely considered the most notable artist of the Flemish Baroque art school.  His work spans…

Outing – March 2017

On 27th March we will have an Outing to the City of London as a follow-up to the February Special Interest Day, exploring the consequences of the Great Fire of…

Talk – February 2017

February’s talk is entitled  ‘Picturing Patronage – 19th Century variations on a theme’ and will be given by Dr Lois Oliver. While artists of earlier generations frequently had powerful patrons…

2017 Overseas Tour-Sicily

The 2017 overseas tour will be to Sicily, departing on Monday 2nd October and returning the following Sunday, 8th October. We will be visiting Catania, Noto, Syracuse, Palermo and Agrigento.…

Special Interest Day – February 2017

We will be holding a Special Interest Day on Thursday February 2nd exploring the Great Fire of London and the opportunities it gave for a redesign of our capital city.…

Talk – January 2017

January’s talk will focus on Thomas Gainsborough and Joshua Reynolds, artistic giants and fierce rivals. Reynolds, a highly popular portrait painter, enjoyed constant interaction with the wealthy and the famous,…

AGM & Winter Lunch – November 2016

We will hold our AGM immediately prior to the November Talk.  And after the Talk you can join us for a Winter Lunch of a round of sandwiches, a glass of…

Talk – November 2016

The November Talk is titled ‘Edwardian Elegance – Art, High Society and Fashion’.  It will focus on the “look” of the period – the paintings, photographs, interiors and fashion designs…