Some of our previous Society Events
- 24th-27th April 2017: Spring Trip to
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view photos and read about our 3-day trip "Up
North"; visiting art galleries, museums and places
of interest with an essence of Laura Knight from
Liverpool to Stoke. Fascinating tour and great fun.
- 22nd June 2017: As part of Malvern Civic
Week: The Civic Society asked our Society to
contribute. As a result, Mike Johnson organised and
led a Laura Knight
Walk in Great Malvern, which was hailed
a success by all who attended.
- 16th July 2017: Summer Outdoor Social
Event - 30 or more
of us enjoyed a great 'Pimms
in the Park' event - A big thank you -
to Evie and Sam Knight and Stan Little.
- 25th September 2017: Andrew Judd, local
printmaker, gave a talk after our AGM, about the Art
of Printing, linking it with the work of DLK.
- 2nd - 8th October 2017: DLK window display at Malvern
Tourist Information office
- 7th October 2017: Our
guest speaker was David Evans, who gave
an illustrated talk entitled
"Harold & Laura Knight
- a Partnership of Painters". A
great talk with lots of inside stories. This was
part of the "Autumn in Malvern Festival"
Forthcoming Society & Associated Events:
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- Now until 29th Oct 2017: Edinburgh Scottish
National Gallery Of Modern Art (Modern Two) -
to Life | British Realist Painting in the 1920s
This exhibition, showing only in Edinburgh,
includes some 80 paintings, of astonishing
technical accomplishment and stunning beauty, by
more than fifty artists - including Gerald Leslie
Brockhurst, Meredith Frampton, Laura Knight, James
Cowie and Winifred Knights. Borrowed from public
and private collections throughout Britain, this
is a unique chance to rediscover a remarkable, but
little known period in British Art.
- 20th Sep 2017 – 28th Jan 2018: Display of
the work by Mary Gillick : Her Art in your Pocket.
Venue: Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. LS1 3AH.
The display is the first
dedicated to Gillick’s sculpture, and presents
plaster models, drawings and photographs showing her
working processes for the production of coins,
medals and portrait reliefs.
Trained as a sculptor at Nottingham School of Art
and the Royal College of Art, Mary Gaskell Gillick
(née Tutin) (1881-1965) won a competition in 1952
that would see her art in everyone’s pockets: her
portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appeared on British
and Commonwealth coinage until decimalisation in
Mary Gillick a great friend of Harold and Laura
Knight having trained with them at Nottingham School
- April 2018 : Trip to Cardiff National
Museum - more details to follow. Watch this space!
- 23rd June 2018: Our Summer Garden
Party. Details to be published nearer the time.