Art & Coffee Mornings at Southgate Beaumont: 22nd March “Reynolds & the RA”

Art & Coffee Mornings

at Southgate Beaumont

Join us for coffee and conversation as we explore paintings through the ages!

Thursday 22nd March, 10.30am

“Joshua Reynolds – first President of the Royal Academy”

There had been several attempts to found a national school of painting in the 18th century; today we’ll meet Joshua Reynolds – the first President of the Royal Academy whose art and lectures encouraged – and discouraged – generations of British artists.

Reynolds, Joshua, 1723-1792; Sir Joshua Reynolds

Reynolds’ Self-Portrait [1780;  Royal Academy]

The Art & Coffee Mornings are run by Mark Banting and open to anyone with an interest in art history and visual culture.

Free for residents. Non-residents are kindly asked for £2 on the door. Coffee & biscuits provided.

  For further information please email chasingtales@rocketmail.com

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