Meon Valley Arts Society

Welcome to the Meon Valley Arts Society. The aim of the Society is to provide an appreciation and study of the decorative and fine arts. We have eleven lectures a year on subjects such as architecture, furniture, music, ceramics, paintings and many other varied topics. Lectures take place on the second Tuesday of every month except August. In addition to the lectures several visits a year are arranged to historic houses, museums and galleries, theatres, concerts and other places of interest. We also organize two study days.

Lectures commence at 10:45am precisely at the Meon Hall, Meonstoke. Seats to be taken by 10:40am. Entry at 10:00am and coffee is served until 10:20am. Lectures normally finish by 12:00 noon. The Society cannot accept responsibility for Members' personal belongings. Members' Guests - Admission £5.

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data/20240611.jpg Next lecture: Tuesday 11 June 2024
Subject: The 'Shakespeare of Sculpture': The Works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Speaker: JUSTIN REAY
Bernini received architectural commissions from an early age. But his figurative sculpture ensures his reputation as a great sculptor - equal of Michelangelo, Canova and Rodin. Famous in his lifetime, he introduced the Baroque in sculpture. Justin discusses Bernini's life, reputation and some of his key works.




data/20240620.png Next outing: 20 June 2024
Secret gardens
James Bolton will guide us through two superb gardens near Newbury, rarely open to the public and a real thrill for all passionate gardeners. Own transport.
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