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Museum Lectures In Praise Of Medieval Churches
The art and design of the medieval church will be in the spotlight at a series of afternoon lectures at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester, throughout September.
Guest lecturer Avis Lloyd will be illustrating the lectures with drawings and photographs from his own collection. The images include art and architecture from Wiltshire, Somerset, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire churches.
The lectures, which run from 2.30pm to 4.30pm are aimed at beginners and those with some knowledge of the subject. The subjects covered are as follows:
9th September: - Introduction to Late Medieval Architecture
16th September - Material World: Purbeck, Alabaster and Wood in the Late Medieval Church
23rd September- Bejewelling Sacred Space: Stained Glass between the 13th and 16th centuries
30th September - Madonna and the Lily: Marian iconography and symbolism
The cost is £6.50 per lecture (£6.00 for Friends of the Corinium Museum and Annual Season Ticket holders) or £24 for if you block book for all four lectures (£20 Friends of the Corinium Museum and Annual Season Ticket holders).
Booking is essential. To book or for further information, please contact the Corinium Museum on 01285 655611 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
: 04/09/2008 11:58:40
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