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Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum
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gallerymuseum@museumsworcestershire.org.uk
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Location

Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1DT

Date

01 Jun 2024

Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost

£6.50

Talk | The Top of the Tree: Laura Knight and her contemporaries with Pamela Gerrish Nunn

Saturday 1 June 2024, 11am – 12noon | Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum

A talk by Pamela Gerrish Nunn, author & professor of Art History & Theory at Canterbury University, New Zealand. In the 1938 book Women of To-day, Laura Knight was declared to be ‘at the top of the tree’, one of the leading artists of the day and an inspiration to other women.

This illustrated talk looks at Knight in comparison with others of her generation, famous and not-so-famous, putting her success in context.

The talk will last approximately 1 hour and is part of the programme for Dame Laura Knight – I Paint Today, the spring 2024 exhibition at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum.

Please note that if you would like to visit the exhibition on the day of the talk, exhibition tickets must be booked separately either in advance or from the museum shop on the day of the talk. You can book exhibition tickets online here.

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