Established 38 years ago, The Arts Society Bath (formerly Bath Decorative and Fine Arts Society) has a friendly, active membership who share an appreciation of and commitment to the arts.
We have an exciting and wide-
New members and visitors are always welcome at our meetings in the Tea Room at the Assembly Rooms Bath. There is a cafe where members can lunch, meet friends and new members before the lecture begins.
For more information, contact us via the contact page.
Lecture January 6th. 2019 Treasures of the Livery Company Halls
The City of London is home to no fewer than forty Livery Company Halls, almost as many as existed immediately prior to the Great Fire of London. Many of the Halls succumbed to the fire, others to the Blitz, and several to the property developer, but they all contain a wealth of treasures in art, sculpture, stained glass, silverware and furniture. Collectively the Livery ...... custodians of an immense array of treasures of national significance including many Royal portraits such as that of HM The Queen during her Golden Jubilee year, commissioned by the Drapers’ Company which with the Sandringham Branch of the Women’s Institute is one of only two organisations of which The Queen is a member.enchantments.nown about him is his links to the richest copper and arsenic mine in Europe and his toxic green wallpapers that are said to have poisoned thousands of people across England.s to achieve the beautiful paintings and reliefs we can still see today, more than 3000 years after the burial tombs were sealed.showing how they reflect Botticelli’s world. apartments,
Special Interest Day
Tuesday March 3rd 2020
‘Masterpieces of Tate Britain’