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’ 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.
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