Our 2005-2006 Lecture Programme

September 2005

The Shock of the New: Prizes, Patrons and Publicity in Contemporary Art
Frank Woodgate

February 2006

Francis I of France (1494 – 1547): Renaissance Prince and Patron
Fenella Billington

October 2005

Glass Houses: From Orangery to Conservatory
May Woods

March 2006

The Art of Captain James Cook’s Voyages of Discovery
James Taylor

November 2005

The World of Carpets
Roderick Taylor

April 2006

A Taste for the Exotic
Paul Atterbury

December 2005

The Collections of Catherine the Great
Edward Saunders

May 2006

Images of the Wilderness: Artists in Search of the Sublime
Anne Anderson

January 2006

The Passion for China: The Demand for Riches from the East
Amanda Herries

June 2006

Treasures from the Royal Collection
Oliver Everett