Programme: Meet in front of Salisbury Cathedral at 11.00 (in west walk of cloister if raining). There is a train from Waterloo at 9.20 which arrives at Salisbury station at 10.50 for anyone travelling from London. 11:00 – 13:00 Salisbury cathedral and Museum with Tim Tatton-Brown and John McNeill. We will look at the materialContinue reading “Study Day: British Archaeological Association, Old Sarum Study Day, Saturday 10 October 2020”
The British Archaeological Association Study Day at the Tower of London will enable us to look closely at some recent research, both historical and archaeological, to learn about curating practices and restoration of wall paintings at the tower, and to explore spaces that are often closed to the public.
Date: Sunday 20 November 2016 – Tuesday 22 November 2016 In collaboration with Gerhard Lutz and Forum Medieval Art from Germany, the ICMA is co-sponsoring study days in New York and Baltimore in connection with these two exhibitions: Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art A Sense of Beauty: MedievalContinue reading “Event: ICMA Study Days in New York and Baltimore”
‘Mitres, Martlets and Mantling’: a heraldry study day organized by the Stained Glass Museum with Chloë Cockerill will take place on Saturday 10 September, 10.30am 4pm, at the Ely Cathedral Education and Conference Centre. Heraldry is all around us – in both ecclesiastical and secular buildings – and can often provide vital information about theContinue reading “Workshop: Heraldry Study Day at Ely Cathedral Education and Conference Centre, 10 September 2016”
The architectural historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner described the village of Great Tew as ‘unforgettable’ and the same can be said of the parish church dedicated to St Michael and All Angels. Much of its medieval fabric remains including the shadows of a Passion cycle of wall paintings in the south aisle and the magnificent funerary brass to the county sheriff, John Wilcotes (d. 1422) and his first wife Alice in the chancel of the church. More recent features of interest include the 19th century sculptured effigy for Mary Anne Boulton (1834) in the north of the chancel.
In the course of the later middle ages, embroiderers in England produced some of the masterpieces of the age. Incredibly detailed and painstakingly created their work was sumptuous and expensive. Often created as church vestments and commissioned by both ecclesiastical and secular patrons, the base textiles were embellished with gold and silver thread, a myriadContinue reading “Study Day: Opus Anglicanum, British Museum, British Archaeological Association Study Day, 26 November 2015”
The church of St Mary the Virgin, Battle, was established by Abbot Ralph c. 1115 on the battlefield of 1066. The church includes a magnificent transitional nave, a rare wall painting of St Margaret of Antioch of c.1300 and the gilded and painted alabaster tomb of Sir Anthony Browne (1548) who acquired the abbey atContinue reading “Study Day: Monumental Brass Society at Battle, East Sussex, 28 March 2015”
When: Friday, October 31, 2014 from 930am until 445pm Where: Sackler Room B, British Museum Programme: There are six presentations of thirty minutes, each followed by a ten minute questions period, plus an introduction and a handling session of related objects by Museum Curator Chris Entwistle. The presenters are: Professor Liz James (University of Sussex) – IntroductionContinue reading “Study day: A Study Day on Medieval Greek Liturgy and Liturgical Art (British Museum, 31st October 2014)”
Study Days: Merveilleux, marges et marginalité dans la littérature et l’enluminure profanes en France et dans les régions septentrionales (XIIe-XVe siècles) Lille, Université de Lille 3, 16 October 2014 Rennes, Université de Rennes, 27 November 2014 La représentation du merveilleux est peu étudiée car les travaux portant sur ce sujet émanent principalement de chercheurs en littérature. Pourtant, celui-ciContinue reading “Study Days: “Merveilleux, marges et marginalité dans la littérature et l’enluminure profanes en France et dans les régions septentrionales (XIIe-XVe siècles)” (Lille, October 2014 ; Rennes, November 2014)”
Lincoln Cathedral has for forty years had a full team of craftsmen, and has contributed to the training of workers at other cathedrals around the country. The ongoing programme of ‘making and remaking’ at Lincoln serves to inform our understanding not only of this particular building but also medieval architecture more widely.