TODAY 6:00 PM – Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Museum Director’s Lecture: Manuel Borja Villel (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Towards a Situated Museum 

A brief reminder that the second seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place today at 6.00 PM, UK time.    The Instituto Cervantes Museum Director Lecture:  Dr Manuel Borja-Villel, Towards a Situated Museum Dr Manuel Borja Villel has been director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) in Madrid since 2008.Continue reading “TODAY 6:00 PM – Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Museum Director’s Lecture: Manuel Borja Villel (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Towards a Situated Museum “

Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Carolina Miguel Arroyo (Museo del Romanticismo), National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art, 13 January 2022, 6.00 PM

We are pleased to announce that the first seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place on Thursday, 13 January at 6.00 PM, UK time.    The Instituto Cervantes Museum Director Lecture: Dr Carolina Miguel Arroyo: “The National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art” Over theContinue reading “Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Carolina Miguel Arroyo (Museo del Romanticismo), National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art, 13 January 2022, 6.00 PM”

TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Andy Beresford, St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography

We are pleased to announce that the seventh seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tonight, Wednesday, 1 December at 6.00 PM, UK time: Andy Beresford (Durham University), St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography In recent years critics have argued that hagiography provides a doctrinally licitContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Andy Beresford, St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography”

TOMORROW: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy

We are pleased to announce that the fifth seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 November at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy The Galician artist Genaro Pérez Villaamil (1807-1854), the founder of Spanish landscape painting, enjoyed royalContinue reading “TOMORROW: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy”

TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series begins with a talk on the Factum Foundation at the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland: Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality, 6pm BST

Join us tonight for the first talk in our ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre 2021 Autumn Seminar Series Adam Lowe and Charlotte Skene Catling: In Ictu Oculi – In the Blink of an Eye. Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality The seminar introduces the innovative exhibition display curated by the Madrid-based Factum Foundation and Skene CatlingContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series begins with a talk on the Factum Foundation at the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland: Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality, 6pm BST”

TONIGHT: Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions,” the final talk in the ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series

You are warmly invited to our final seminar (re-scheduled from 17 February) of our Research Seminar Series organised with ARTES Iberian and Latin American Visual Culture Group and the Instituto Cervantes: TONIGHT, Tuesday 27 April, 6.00 PM Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions” At the beginningContinue reading “TONIGHT: Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions,” the final talk in the ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series”

In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London

Please click here for the full recording of part 1 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for the full recording of part 2 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for more information about tonight’s Glendenning Lecture Booking is essential. Please email the Zurbarán Centre (Zurbaran.centre@durham.ac.uk) to register and to receive aContinue reading “In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London”

NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom

An annual event in honour of the great Hispanist Nigel Glendinning, organised by ARTES and the Instituto Cervantes. Part of the twelve-part seminar series hosted by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre at Durham University. 17th March 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 Used by people of all classes and fronted by the architectural seat of imperial government,Continue reading “NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom”

TONIGHT: Jonathan Ruffer (The Auckland Project), ‘Juan Bautista Maíno – A Great Artist At The Spanish Gallery, Bishop Auckland’, ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series, 6-7pm

Booking is essential. Email Zurbaran.centre@durham.ac.uk to register and to receive a zoom link. More information: http://www.dur.ac.uk/zurbaran/news-events/events