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DateLecture
11 June 2018Lee Miller – Witnessing women at war and AGM (1.30pm)
14 May 2018Votes for Women! Art, Suffragettes, Politicians
09 April 2018Lawrence of Arabia – Excavating a legend
12 March 2018Venetian Art of the Renaissance - Form and Function
12 February 2018William Hogarth 1697 – 1764
08 January 2018Handel in Georgian England 1711 – 1759
11 December 2017Foreigners in London 1520 - 1677: The artists who changed the course of British Art
13 November 2017The Restoration of Scottish Castles
09 October 2017The sacred art of Angkor
11 September 2017The Sword and the Staff - Art and Architecture on the Pilgrim Way to Santiago de Compostela
12 June 2017Churchill, the Artist and AGM (12.30pm)
08 May 2017Travels in Rajasthan with Rudyard Kipling
10 April 2017The Art and Science of The Lunar Society
13 March 2017The Cultural Heritage of The Huguenots
13 February 2017The Beggar’s Opera
09 January 2017Wonderful Copenhagen
05 December 2016Fra Filippo Lippi
14 November 2016WW1: Poetry, Art and Wilfred Owen
10 October 2016Searching for Shakespeare
12 September 2016A Photographic Odyssey: Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition Captured on Camera

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Lee Miller – Witnessing women at war and AGM (1.30pm) Antony Penrose Monday 11 June 2018

For Lee Miller, a Woman at War was any woman caught up in WW2. She photographed faultless images for Vogue in London’s bombed out streets, documented the magnificent work of the WRNS, ATS, Land Girls and nurses, and shows us the concentration camp victims and refugees of Europe.


We are pleased to welcome back Antony Penrose who for 30 years has conserved and disseminated the work of his parents, Lee Miller and Roland Penrose. He is the director of The Lee Miller Archives and The Penrose Collection at Farley Farm House in Sussex and has seen his parents' work featured in major exhibitions at the V&A, National Portrait Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the Whitworth. He has lectured at museums and universities around the world, and made documentaries for television. Publications include The Lives of Lee Miller, Lee Miller's War (editor), The Angel and the Fiend, The Home of the Surrealists, Roland Penrose the Friendly Surrealist and The Boy Who Bit Picasso.