30 JUNE 2017
EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY (Ormskirk)
Considered a ‘national treasure’ in her adopted country of Mexico, Leonora, whose background was strongly Irish, was originally from Clayton Le Woods, Chorley, Lancashire. Symposium speakers, artists, film makers, writers, curators and academics at the symposium will celebrate her in her home setting.
Guest Speaker, Joanna Moorhead, cousin of Leonora, will discuss her new book, ‘The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington’ (Little, Brown, 2017).
The Symposium Programme is available to download. (Schedule is subject to change).
Wadham College & Taylor Institution LIbrary, Oxford
Workshop: Wadham College, 16-18 March, 2017 (NB: This is an invitation-only event)
Exhibition: Taylor Institution Library, 10-24 March 2017
Focusing on the transnational in the life and works of Paula Rego, Ana Hatherly, Lourdes Castro, Maria Velho da Costa and Menez.
Opening times: Mon-Fri, 9:00-18:30; Sat, 10:00-15:00.
Josefa de Óbidos e a invenção do barroco português; Josefa de Óbidos and the invention of the Portuguese Baroque
Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
16 May – 6 September 2015