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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 2019-2020


The Dark Ages in Northern Europe

The Dark Ages in Northern Europe
17th September 2019
11.30 a.m.

Fenella Bazin

A Photographic Odyssey : Shackleton's Endurance Expedition

A Photographic Odyssey : Shackleton's Endurance Expedition
15th October 2019
11.30 a.m.

Mark Cottle

Load Of Old Balls

Load Of Old Balls
19th November 2019
11.30 a.m.

Simon Inglis

Italian Christmas : Art Of The Presepe (Nativity Scenes)

Italian Christmas : Art Of The Presepe (Nativity Scenes)
10th December 2019
11.30 a.m.

Laura de Beden

William Powell Frith and the Paintings of the Victorian Crowd

William Powell Frith and the Paintings of the Victorian Crowd
21st January 2020
11.30 a.m.

Alan Read

The Age of Jazz

The Age of Jazz
18th February 2020
11.30 a.m.

Sandy Burnett

Creating An Imaginary World: Theatre Design From Temple To Playhouse, Into The Picture Frame And Out Again

Creating An Imaginary World: Theatre Design From Temple To Playhouse, Into The Picture Frame And Out Again
16th March 2020

Bertie Pearce

The Dancing Faun

The Dancing Faun
17th March 2020
11.30 a.m.

Bertie Pearce

The Art of 1935

The Art of 1935
21st April 2020
11.30 a.m.

Pamela Campbell-Johnston

Treasures of The Fan Museum

Treasures of The Fan Museum
19th May 2020
11.30 a.m.

Jacob Moss

Cracking Glass

Cracking Glass
16th June 2020
11.30 a.m.

Mark Hill

Watercolour

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