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Lecture: When Are Words Not Enough?: Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry

Lecture: When Are Words Not Enough?: Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry

A part of Late Shift
31 July 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £6 (£5 concessions, Gallery Supporters and members) Bookings online or visit the Gallery in person.
The Virginia Woolf: Art Life and Vision Adult Learning Programme is made possible in loving memory of Rosemary Evison.

Frances Spalding, curator of Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision, looks at the influence of painting on Virginia Woolf’s thinking about the novel, and also at the importance of her association with Roger Fry.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia and Vanessa: Sisters, Artists, Conspirators

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia and Vanessa: Sisters, Artists, Conspirators

  • Lecture

7 August 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
The Virginia Woolf: Art Life and Vision Adult Learning Programme is made possible in loving memory of Rosemary Evison.

Biographer Jane Dunn, author of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell: A Very Close Conspiracy, examines the creative relationship between these two extraordinary sisters.

Lunchtime Lecture: Creative Connections: Sir John Soane, Architect and Collector

Lunchtime Lecture: Creative Connections: Sir John Soane, Architect and Collector

  • Lecture

14 August 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Abraham Thomas, Director of the Sir John Soane’s Museum, highlights the significance of Soane as an architect and collector.

Screening Looking for Light: Jane Bown

Screening Looking for Light: Jane Bown

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
14 August 2014, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

A revealing portrait of Jane Bown, legendary Observer photographer, emerges through conversation, anecdote and candid reflection. (dir Luke Dodd and Michael Whyte, UK 2014, 90 mins). Followed by Q&A with directors Luke Dodd and Michael Whyte.

Lunchtime Lecture: Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Hidden Histories in the Collection

Lunchtime Lecture: Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Hidden Histories in the Collection

  • Lecture

21 August 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
To mark Slavery Remembrance Day, Dr Nick Draper re-examines images in the Gallery’s Collection to highlight the common history behind figures.

Lecture: ‘Absolutely Divine’: Virginia Woolf and Charleston

Lecture: ‘Absolutely Divine’: Virginia Woolf and Charleston

A part of Late Shift
21 August 2014, 19:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £6 (£5 concessions, Gallery Supporters and members) Bookings online or visit the Gallery in person.
The Virginia Woolf: Art Life and Vision Adult Learning Programme is made possible in loving memory of Rosemary Evison.

Dr Darren Clarke, Head of Curatorial Services for the Charleston Trust, explores the lives and work of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant at Charleston and Woolf’s responses to it.

Dramatised Reading: A Room of One’s Own

Dramatised Reading: A Room of One’s Own

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
22 August 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
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Members of the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain should apply through the Society.

Dame Eileen Atkins gives a dramatised reading of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own, adapted by Patrick Garland, a performance which has been acclaimed in London, New York, Washington and other cities.

Presented in partnership with the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf: A Woman of Fashion?

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf: A Woman of Fashion?

  • Lecture

4 September 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Dr. Claire Nicholson investigates Virginia Woolf’s ambivalent relationship with clothes and fashion. Virginia Woolf made extensive use of clothing imagery in her fiction to express character and to evoke modernist tensions of appearance and reality, but her own relationship to dress is usually described as one of awkwardness, anxiety and even despair.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

  • Lecture

18 September 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Sarah Latham Phillips explores the fascinating relationship between Virginia Woolf's fiction and the ideas of Cubist painting. Comparing Woolf's Modernist prose post-1917 with the ideas of the Cubist movement, she considers the use of perspective, multiple viewpoints, a complex use of space, fragmentation and light and texture, focussing on  Jacob's Room and Mrs Dalloway as well as a number of short stories.