Members' Exclusive Lecture - Hokusai: 'old man crazy to paint'

Members' Exclusive Lecture - Hokusai: 'old man crazy to paint'

Monday 10 April 2017
18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
£15, includes complimentary drink

Timothy Clark, Head of the Japanese section at the British Museum, will introduce selected highlights from the forthcoming special exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave.

Focusing on the last 30 years of the long career of Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), the exhibition will include  the iconic Great Wave from the print series Thirty-Six Views of Mt Fuji, alongside other prints, illustrated books and sublime painted works created right up to the artist’s death at the age of 90. Includes a complimentary drink.

 


Members' Exclusive Lecture - The American Dream; pop to the present

Members' Exclusive Lecture - The American Dream; pop to the present

Monday 27 February 2017
18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
£15, includes complimentary drink
The American Dream: pop to the present will be the first major exploration of American printmaking from the 1960s to the present to be staged in the UK.
The exhibition features work by some of the greatest artists of the period, including Jasper Johns, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol, which demonstrate the vital, creative importance and expansion of printmaking over six decades. In this exclusive lecture Exhibition Curator Stephen Coppel, British Museum, will explore the changing face of American art with varied movements such as pop, minimalism and photorealism, as well the different ways that prints have addressed issues of race, gender and power. Includes a complimentary drink.

 


Young Friends’ sleepover: The American dream

Young Friends’ sleepover: The American dream

18-19 March 2017, 18.15 - 09.00
Registration in Room 4
£45.00

Young Friends can come to an exciting sleepover themed around the exhibition The American Dream: pop to the present. Discover the amazing history of America from Native American storytelling and the European migration through to African-American influences and the world power we know today. Spend the night sleeping in the Egyptian and Assyrian galleries surrounded by gods and kings. Then enjoy breakfast in the Great Court before visiting the exhibition before it opens to the public the following morning. Please also note this year we are allowing 5 in a group i.e. 1 Adult 1 Young Friend and up to 3 guests.
Young Friends Only. Tickets £45. Booking required. 


Young Friends’ sleepover: The American dream

Young Friends’ sleepover: The American dream

01-02 April 2017, 18.15 - 09.00
Registration in Room 4
£45.00

Young Friends can come to an exciting sleepover themed around the exhibition The American Dream: pop to the present. Discover the amazing history of America from Native American storytelling and the European migration through to African-American influences and the world power we know today. Spend the night sleeping in the Egyptian and Assyrian galleries surrounded by gods and kings. Then enjoy breakfast in the Great Court before visiting the exhibition before it opens to the public the following morning. Please also note this year we are allowing 5 in a group i.e. 1 Adult 1 Young Friend and up to 3 guests.
Young Friends Only. Tickets £45. Booking required.