The Society celebrates Whistler’s 173rd birthday at the Chelsea Arts Club. Stephen Bartley archivist at the Chelsea Arts Club and committee member of the Whistler will talk about his family the Coles and Whistler.
Charles Saumarez Smith, Secretary of the Royal Academy will launch the Ten O’Clock – first Journal of the Society at The Fine Art Society 13 June 2017.
A LIFE IN ART: G F WATTS 1817-1904 ; MONUMENTAL MURALS, AND THE CONSERVATION STUDIO Curatorial Fellow Dr Beatrice Bertram will give us a tour of the two exhibitions. We will also see the conservator at work, as well as the restored Watts Studio, and Watts Collection £30 MEMBERS £35 NON MEMBERS
Daniel Robbins, the curator of Leighton House, will give us a guided tour of the landmark exhibition returning Leighton’s most famous and celebrated work to the artist’s house from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico. Frederic. Lord Leighton was one of the pre-eminent artists of his day and friend of Whistler. As President […]
A talk by Dr Georgia Toutziari Anna Matilda Whistler (1804-1881): A shrewd observer of modern life and supper AT THE CHELSEA ARTS CLUB TUESDAY 6 DECEMBER 2016 6PM
THE WHISTLER ROOM AT THE CHELSEA ARTS CLUB Lee Glazer, Associate Curator of American Art at the Freer Sackler, Washingtoon DC and the artist Darren Waterston. The lecture will look at the ways in which the Peacock Room Remix installation at the Freer by Darren Waterston allows us to view an iconic Aesthetic movement masterpiece […]
The Whistler Society will have an exclusive visit to the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery to see the Whistler collection, with a guided tour by the curator Peter Black, a distinguished author and academic, and Dr Margaret MacDonald, the world-renowned Whistler scholar and an Honorary Patron of our society join us. A dinner with Maragaret […]
St. Nicholas Church,Church Street, Chiswick W4 2PJ, Friday 22 July, 6.30pm An evening visit to Whistler’s tomb including visiting St. Nicholas’ Church and a guided walk. along Chiswick Mall led by the Chairman of the Society, David Le Lay. Ending with drinks and supper at the Black Lion, W6 9TJ (not included in the ticket […]