The Arts Society Dukeries

Event: 3 Mar / 7 Apr
Do you have an interest in the Arts and in particular, Antiques.
 |  Jon Rogers  |  Made Events

In March you have the opportunity to listen to a Zoom lecture from Mark Hill, a well known Antiques Expert on the BBC Antiques Roadshow. Mark is a freelance antiques, collectables and 20thC design expert, as well as an experienced valuer, business consultant, researcher, writer and lecturer.

The Arts Society Dukeries, normally hold monthly lecture meetings at the Civic Centre, Carlton, as well as two extra Special Interest Study days, trips out to places of interest and a holiday for members. During the Covid 19 pandemic, currently the society is offering members a varied programme of arts lectures by Zoom technology.

The morning Zoom lectures, last for around an hour and are open to non-members, invited to contact us to join in and watch for a small fee.The next lecture by Mark Hill is 'Undressing Antiques' on Weds, 3 Mar, 10.30 for 11am start.

Undressing Antiques
‘Antiques. I don’t understand them and they are beyond my budget. They’re not for me’. A persuasive introduction to buying antiques and integrating and using them in today’s homes. The state of the antiques market and the different meanings of the word value are considered, and we take a look at what current and future generations of collectors are buying, why they are buying it and how they are displaying it.

The Speaker Mark Hill, is an Auctioneer, having lectured across the world including at the V&A in London, and contributed to many Newspapers, Magazines, Radio and TV Programmes. He is a miscellaneous Antiques Expert on the BBC Antiques Roadshow.

The April lecture is called 'From Venice to Sheffield - John Ruskin, his passion for Art' on Weds, 7 Apr, 10.30am. The Speaker is Simon Seligman.

For further details on the Zoom lecture programme, please call our Chairman Suzanne on 01909 290488,
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