Perpetuating the memory of one of the greatest men of the Victorian age

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November 14, 2019 – February 29, 2020

Reimagining Nowhere: an exhibition by Benjamin Deakin

A new exhibition by contemporary British artist Benjamin Deakin exploring the notions of Utopia, Dystopia and the legacy on visual culture of Morris’s News from Nowhere. Deakin is particularly interested in…

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December 7, 2019 14.15

EVELYN DE MORGAN AND JANE MORRIS: REINVENTING PRE-RAPHAELITISM

Evelyn De Morgan visited Kelmscott Manor in the early 20th century with one clear objective, to use Jane Morris as her muse. Despite following so clearly in Rossetti’s footsteps, her…

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January 25, 2020 14.15

WILLIAM MORRIS AND THE FOUNDING OF THE BUILDING CONSERVATION MOVEMENT

In 1877, William Morris and Philip Webb, alarmed by the destructive “restoration” of ancient buildings that was occurring in Victorian England, together founded the Society for the Protection of Ancient…

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