Art Appreciation

Crook Hall Visit

2017-04-28T17:59:14+01:00April 28th, 2017|Art Appreciation|

The art appreciation group went to Crook Hall to see local amateur art. The paintings were disappointing but the hall and gardens were very beautiful on a chilly day. Janet had great fun testing out the swing next to the lake. Another excellent day out for the group, thanks go to [...]

Nunington Hall

2017-03-26T13:13:09+01:00March 26th, 2017|Art Appreciation|

The rabbit was found wandering in the hall grounds. The Art Appreciation Group has a new member! I'm not sure what he is going to contribute, but he is interested in carrots. Whats up Doc! Sorry wrong wabbit!  

Art Appreciation Visit to Durham Cathedral

2017-01-30T22:20:22+01:00January 30th, 2017|Art Appreciation|

Mary Coates arranged a visit for the art appreciation group on 19th January to Durham Cathedral. Unfortunately Mary was unable to attend on the day due to illness but she missed a real treat! In the morning we toured the 'Open Treasure' exhibition, displaying some of the Cathedral's most spectacular spaces [...]

Art Appreciation Visit to MIMA

2016-11-23T20:53:38+01:00November 23rd, 2016|Art Appreciation|

Art Appreciation Mima Visit. Many thanks to Mary who organised our visit to Mima to view the paintings and ceramics held in their archives. We were shown some of the paintings and given information on them by the assistant curator. Star of the show was a small painting by Lowry initially [...]