Online Programme 2021

 

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Leighton House is currently closed due to our current restoration and redevelopment project. However our online programmes and virtual learning activities bring you exciting content and inspiration and introduce you to talented and reputable artists and creatives.

 

See our upcoming events below. For further information, visit our Learning from Home section and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube

 

 
ONLINE TALK (ZOOM): LEIGHTON REDISCOVERED: FROM FLAMING JUNE TO NEW TREASURES

With writer Patrick Monahan, Sotheby's Simon Toll and Senior Curator, Daniel Robbins

Wednesday 7 July, 6-7pm (BST)

FREE - 'Pay What You Can' tickets available

Frederic, Lord Leighton’s Flaming June now resides in the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico. How this and other masterpieces arrived in the Caribbean is truly an extraordinary story, not only of a single collection but also of Victorian art in the 20th century.

 
 

THE HOLLAND PARK CIRCLE: ARTISTS HOUSES SUMMER TOURS

Every Sunday, 11am-12:30pm

FREE - 'Pay What You Can' tickets available

Join our guided walks around the exterior of the unique group of studio-houses built by Victorian artist and President of the Royal Academy, Frederic, Lord Leighton and his contemporaries on Holland Park Road and Melbury Road (West London).

 
 

ONLINE TALK (RECORDED): A VIRTUAL TOUR OF LEIGHTON HOUSE

With art history guide, Imogen Pasley-Tyler

WATCH THIS TALK ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Leighton House is one of the most extraordinary Victorian buildings in the country, the vision of Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896), President of the Royal Academy, who lived there for 30 years. This virtual exploration presents fascinating insights into iconic spaces like the Arab Hall, dressed with mosaic floors and tiled walls, or the grand north-facing studio, where Leighton produced all the works of his mature career.

 

ONLINE TALK (RECORDED): THE DE MORGANS AND LEIGHTON HOUSE

With Sarah Hardy, Curator of De Morgan Foundation

WATCH THE TALK ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Sarah discuss William De Morgan's work including Leighton's commissions for his artist house - the iconic Narcissus Hall is amongst his most remarkable creations. The talk also explores his marriage with Evelyn De Morgan and his artistic legacy in the world of arts, crafts and ceramics. 

 

 

Our online learning programmes are supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund

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