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Our Study Days are held in the Vestry Hall, 21 Paradise Road, Richmond TW9 1SA which is a 10-minute walk from Richmond Railway Station and a 5-minute walk from Richmond Bus Station.  There are frequent buses from the railway station to the bus station. The Vestry Hall is in the Richmond one-way system at the top of Eton Street where it meets Paradise Road, on the other side of the road. Click here for a location map.

Friday 23 June 2017
Clare Ford-Wille on Caravaggio
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Clare Ford-Wille will discuss the art and life of Caravaggio, a master of chiaroscuro who almost singlehandedly brought about a revolution in art.

Friday 27 October 2017
Jonathan Foyle on the Tudors and Richmond
Jonathan Foyle of BBC4 fame is a Tudor specialist. He is designing a special study day for us, based around the Tudors and Richmond.

Friday 23 February 2018
Steven Desmond on Artists in the Garden
Stephen will highlight the creators of exceptional gardens in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries – Jekyll, Lutyens and Peto – and the artists inspired by gardens, including Kandinsky, Tiffany, Exter and, of course, Monet.

Friday 18 May 2018
Gavin Plumley on Glitter & Doom – Austrian and German Art in the Early 20th Century
Gavin will look at Austrian and German Art in the cultural and social context of the explosion of culture in fin de siècle Vienna and Berlin in the early 20th Century, with reference to Mahler, Freud, Klimt, Wittgenstein, Marlene Dietrich and the Bauhaus.

Click here for last year’s study days.