Events at Pallant House Gallery

Telephone the Gallery on 01243 774557 to book tickets unless otherwise stated. The booking office is closed on Mondays.

The Art and Music of the First World War (Talks)

Thursday 24th April, 6pm

Despite the devastation of the First World War the conflict led to the creation of some of the most profound and powerful art and music of the 20th century. Marking the Centenary of the First World War, artist Tim Gwyther and music specialist Terry Barfoot explore the work of artists such as Paul Nash, Wyndham Lewis and CRW Nevinson and music by Vaughn Williams, George Butterworth among others.

£8.50 (Friends £7, Students £7.50)

Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life Tradition (Talk & Book Signing)

Thursday 1st May, 6pm

Artist, curator and writer Dr Michael Petry explores how leading artists such as Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Marc Quinn and Ai WeiWei have explored the genre of the still life, previously synonymous with 16th- and 17th-century Old Masters, to create works of conceptual vivacity and striking beauty. A book signing will follow in the Gallery Bookshop.

£8.50 (Friends £7, Students £7.50)

Spencer at Burghclere (Talks)

Thursday 15th May, 6pm

Timothy Hyman RA, curator of the Tate’s Spencer retrospective in 2001, will discuss the artist’s pivotal Burghclere images- the cycle of paintings that were both a fulfilment of his fresco aspiration and a new turn towards Realism and ‘Objectivity’.

£8.50 (Friends £7, Students £7.50)

Stanley Spencer: Love and War (Talks)

Thursday 29th May, 6pm

To coincide with the Stanley Spencer exhibition, celebrated biographer and critic Fiona MacCarthy, author of the book ‘Stanley Spencer: An English Vision’ discusses the strange life and visionary art of the 20th century’s major British painter.

£8.50 (Friends £7, Students £7.50) Includes a glass of wine courtesy of the event sponsor Lund Humphries to coincide with the publication of Andrew Causey’s new book ‘Art as a Mirror of Himself’.

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