Lecture Theatre Interior

Lectures Programme

The Arts Society Isle of Man arrange an annual programme of lectures. Speakers from the Isle of Man, the UK and further afield present lectures covering a wide range of subjects including decorative arts, individual artists, art movements, music, architecture and history.

Lectures will start promptly at 11.30am at the Manx Museum Lecture Theatre

Members who wish to bring a guest at £10 per lecture, (students free) please .

Lectures Programme 2018-2019


Portraitist by excellence: Elizabeth Vigée le Brun

18th September 2018
11.30 a.m.

Angela Smith

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomical form with function

16th October 2018
11.30 a.m.

Guy Rooker

Man and the Arctic: Artists of Northern Norway

20th November 2018
11.30 a.m.

Dr Fenella Bazin

Is Christmas good taste?

11th December 2018
11.30 a.m.

David Phillips

The Queens of Instruments: the Lute within old masters paintings

15th January 2019
11.30 a.m.

Adam Busiakiewicz

Cracking Glass

19th February 2019
11.30 a.m.

Mark Hill

A decorative Art: The History of Wallpapers

19th March 2019
11.30 a.m.

Jo Banham

The Cornish Coast in Art – A Topographical tour from Turner to the Present Day

16th April 2019
11.30 a.m.

Catherine Wallace

The Siren Sea

21st May 2019
11.30 a.m.

Imogen Corrigan

The Founders and Treasures of the Wallace Collection

18th June 2019
11.30 a.m.

Stephen Duffy

Watercolour
Old Nobles Hospital which is now the Manx Museum and our venue for lectures.