Introductory Exhibition talks: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3.30–4.15pm
Tours are free with price of admission and no booking is necessary.
Please meet in the Exhibition Shop on the Third Floor.
Booking is preferred for all lectures and talks as places are limited. To book please telephone the Box Office on 01865 305 305, or follow this link to book online.
The Letters of Paul Cézanne
With Prof Alex Danchev, University of Nottingham
Saturday 22 March, 11am–12pm, Headley Lecture Theatre
Gain an insight into the character of Paul Cézanne through the letters he wrote to family, friends, fellow artists, dealers, and the major cultural figures of the late-19th century. Tickets £4/£3 concessions. Booking preferred as places are limited.
Cézanne: Form and Modernity
With Alice Foster, Art Historian
Saturday 29 March, 11am–12pm, Headley Lecture Theatre
Alice Foster looks at the influence of Impressionism and the work of Camille Pissarro on Cézanne’s painting; and how Cézanne’s radical compositions went onto influence later artists such as Picasso. Tickets £4/£3 concessions. Booking preferred as places are limited.
Art Appreciation and Workshops
Booking is essential for all workshops and courses. To book please telephone the Box Office on 01865 305 305, or follow this link to book online.
Still Life and the Life Around You
With artist Pamela Kay
Saturday 15 March, 10.30am–4pm, Education Centre
This one-day workshop includes a visit to the ‘Cézanne and the Modern’ exhibition after which you will spend the day painting and learning how to use still life compositions in the world around you. £75/£70 concessions (includes light refreshments), please bring a watercolour box of pans or tubes, brushes, pencil, and watercolour paper. Booking essential.
Cézanne: the Father of Modernism
With artist Kieran Stiles
Friday 21 March, 10.30am–4pm, Education Centre
Paul Cézanne’s revolutionary painting influenced generations of artists from Picasso onwards. This practical workshop will show you how to use Cézanne’s ‘dual perspectives’, geometric division of form, directional and expressive brushwork in your landscape painting. Bring a photograph from which to work. £65/£60 concessions (includes materials and light refreshments). Booking essential.
The Life & Work of Cézanne
With David Addison, Art Historian
Wednesday 26 March, 2, 9 & 16 April, 2–4pm, Education Centre
This four-week course explores the creative genius of Paul Cézanne, one of the pioneers of modern art. Tickets £40/£30 concessions. Booking essential.
To view all other upcoming Ashmolean events and exhibition please follow this link.