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The Paston Treasure – Monday 20 August 2018

Please join The Attingham Society at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery on Monday 20 August 2018 for a private tour of a fascinating exhibition exploring the world of the seventeenth century from the vantage point of a single masterpiece,

The Paston Treasure.This exhibition has been guest curated by Dr Andrew Moore, Attingham Course Director and former Keeper of Art and Senior Curator, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Dr Francesca Vanke, Keeper of Art and Curator of Decorative Art and Nathan Flis of the Yale Center for British Art.

The order of the visit is as follows:

11.30am – members to meet in the Rotunda for tea and coffee
12noon – guided tours of the exhibition by Andrew Moore and Francesca Vanke
1pm – lunch in the café (members to purchase their own lunches)
2pm – freeflow visit of the museum (Decorative Arts Galleries, Painting Galleries, Norwich Castle Keep)
4.30pm – members to depart independently
WHEN: MONDAY 20 AUGUST 2018
WHERE: NORWICH CASTLE MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
HOW MUCH: £20 to ‘THE ATTINGHAM SOCIETY’
(Cost includes museum entry, private tour by exhibition curators and refreshments upon arrival).
If you are able to make a contribution – however small – towards the Attingham Scholarship Fund, that would be hugely appreciated.
A film, entitled The Paston Treasure: A Painting Like No Otherexplains the recent technical analysis performed on The Paston Treasure.

Annual Fall Benefit Lecture, 13 September 2018

Annual Fall Benefit Lecture
Alien or Native? Reappraising the Irish County House
Explorers Club, New York City – September 13, 2018

The American Friends of Attingham are delighted to announce that Terence Dooley, Professor at Maynooth University in Ireland, will be the speaker for the 2018 Annual Fall Benefit Lecture, AFA’s only annual fundraising event, on Thursday, September 13, 2018.

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