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Makers and Muses: Women in Art

Friday 30 June 2017

11am – 3.30pm

Cost to attend: £18 each

The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London

Hosted by experts from the National Gallery, the day will cover topics such as…

  • The status of women artists, the purpose of their paintings and obstacles to success
  • Women painters and their self portraits
  • Facing the subject: Women in portraiture
  • Painting goddesses: The female muse and the male gaze
  • Beneath the surface: Science and paint

Spaces are limited and we are expecting this event to sell out quickly.  Please complete and return your application form, along with your payment (cheques must be made payable to NFWI) as soon as possible to Helen Neal at the NFWI Unit, Denman, Marcham, Abingdon, Oxon, OX13 6NW.   *Refunds will only be given if the event is cancelled by either the National Gallery or the NFWI.

  • Please note: ticket price does not include lunch and refreshments.
  • Please contact 01865 391788 ext 285 or h.neal@nfwi-unit.org.uk with any questions.  Group bookings must be submitted on the separate National Gallery Group Booking Form and full payment must be made when booking.  *Refunds will not be possible and it is the responsibility of the Federation/Group Booking Leader to ensure all tickets are sold and passed on to the members attending.

Following the outstanding success of the Makers and Muses: Women in Art Study Day, held at the National Gallery in November 2016, the NFWI Science & Leisure Committee is pleased to announce that the partnership with the Gallery will continue, and another Study Day will be held in June 2017.

Please find attached an advertisement, Group Booking Form and an Individual Booking Form.  All documents are available for members to download from the WI Moodle under General/Combined Arts.  All forms linked below for you to download from here.

Please ensure that you contact the NFWI Unit directly to book your tickets and not the National Gallery.

For those members unable to attend the day in June, another Study Day will take place at the National Gallery on the 9 November 2017 although theme and speakers for this day are yet to be confirmed.  Advertisement for this day will be released once all arrangements have been confirmed by the Gallery.

Forms to download:

National Gallery June

National Galley Group Booking

National Gallery Individual Form

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