TONIGHT (online and in-person): Professor Simon Thurley CBE, ‘The Spanish Culture of Charles I’s Court’, Museum of London, 6-7 PM

In 1623, Charles I (as heir to the throne) made a secret and hazardous trip to Madrid to win the hand of a Spanish princess. For eight months he was the guest of the Spanish king, Philip IV, living in the Alcazar of Madrid. The opportunities to study art, architecture and court ceremonial made aContinue reading “TONIGHT (online and in-person): Professor Simon Thurley CBE, ‘The Spanish Culture of Charles I’s Court’, Museum of London, 6-7 PM”

TONIGHT: Zoom event: ‘Zurburan and The Boys’, a Conversation at THERRC with David Pott on the connections between Faith and Art

“The Boys” is an affectionate term sometimes used to describe the outstanding portraits of Jacob and his twelve sons by the Spanish artist Francisco de Zurbarán, housed at Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland. Join local author David Pott who will be discussing his book Listening to the Boys: Meditations on Francisco de Zurbaran’s Jacob andContinue reading “TONIGHT: Zoom event: ‘Zurburan and The Boys’, a Conversation at THERRC with David Pott on the connections between Faith and Art”

Online Talk: Learning @ Lunch with the Meadows Museum, SMU – Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, ‘A Spanish Artist Active in Mexico’, 25 May 2021, 6:15pm London (12:15 Dallas)

Join Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, Center for Spain in America (CSA) Curatorial Fellow at the Meadows Museum, to explore Alonso López de Herrera’s double-sided copper, Saint Thomas Aquinas [recto] and Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata, 1639. Please click here to register

ARTES 20th Anniversary Lecture, ‘Fluttering Draperies and Swooning Saints: The Baroque in Spain and Bavaria’ with Dr. Holly Trusted, please find details below:

ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom

The second Maius Masterclass will take place on 10 July 2020, 4–5pm on Zoom. We will welcome Professor Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), who will explore the theme of visual genres as one of the recurring threads of her academic career. Please click here to join (you will be asked to registerContinue reading “ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom”

Recording of BSR Online Lecture: The Iberian and the Other in early modern Rome, with Piers Baker-Bates and James W. Nelson Novoa

In case you missed it, the BSR has shared a recording of last week’s talk by Piers Baker-Bates and James W. Nelson Novoa, The Iberian and the Other in early modern Rome.

BSR Online Lecture: The Iberian and the Other in early modern Rome, TOMORROW, Wednesday 3 June, 18.00–19.30 CET (17.00 UK time)

Click here to register, places are limited (NB 17.00 UK time) From the British School at Rome: We are delighted to launch this series of #BSROnlineLectures for all our friends and followers and in the hope of making new ones. Thanks go to all of those who have agreed to contribute to this first seriesContinue reading “BSR Online Lecture: The Iberian and the Other in early modern Rome, TOMORROW, Wednesday 3 June, 18.00–19.30 CET (17.00 UK time)”

Museums online: content from the National Gallery of Ireland, the Museo del Prado, the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, and Google Arts and Culture

Virtual tour of ‘Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored’ at the National Gallery of Ireland The Gallery is scheduled to reopen on July 20th, but until then you can visit virtually. The online version features a 360 degree image of the exhibition with the possibility to zoom in on the paintings and read the accompanying labelsContinue reading “Museums online: content from the National Gallery of Ireland, the Museo del Prado, the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, and Google Arts and Culture”

Lunchtime talk: Tobias Capwell, ‘Bermejo and the armour of an archangel’, Sainsbury Wing lecture theatre, National Gallery, London, 24 June 2019, 1–1.45 pm

What is conveyed by the armour in Bermejo’s Saint Michael Triumphs over the Devil? In this talk, Tobias Capwell reveals how Renaissance artists used the rich imagery of arms and armour to communicate messages about power and faith. Tobias Capwell is Curator of Arms and Armour at the Wallace Collection in London, Fellow of theContinue reading “Lunchtime talk: Tobias Capwell, ‘Bermejo and the armour of an archangel’, Sainsbury Wing lecture theatre, National Gallery, London, 24 June 2019, 1–1.45 pm”

Panel discussion: Spanish Women Artists in the UK, Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King’s College London, 11/09/2018, 7–9 pm

Four Spanish women artists based in the UK discuss their experiences and achievements in the Performing and Visual Arts:  Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of the English National Ballet;  Angela de la Cruz, visual artist;  Paula Paz, associate director of the Cervantes Theatre; and Isabel del Rio, poet and writer.  The discussion will focus on howContinue reading “Panel discussion: Spanish Women Artists in the UK, Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King’s College London, 11/09/2018, 7–9 pm”