AUTUMN EVENTS SERIES

The Van Gogh House garden, Summer 2021

We have curated a series of autumn events at the Van Gogh House with talks, workshops and events hosted by brilliant speakers, art historians and artists.

October 2021

Talk & Walk 

How I Love London: Walking through the city with Anna and Vincent van Gogh

 

Saturday 9 October, 10am – 12pm

Join author and art historian Willem-Jan Verlinden on a discussion of Vincent van Gogh’s formative time in London, including a visit to the neighbouring Type Archive. Supported by the Dutch Foundation for Literature.

£15.00 (£12.50 for Friends and Students)

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Workshop

Large Format Photography with Eddie Otchere

 

13 – 17 October

2 hour sessions, 10am – 12pm or 6 – 8pm, see below for more information

Learn how to take and develop photographs using a large format camera.

£125 (£100 for Friends and Students)

 

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Talk

Van Gogh’s Colours: A Pigment Timeline by Jo Volley

 

Wednesday 20 October, 6 – 7.30pm

The talk will be accompanied by a reading from Andy Leak (Emeritus Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Faculty of Arts & Humanities, UCL)

£7.50 (£5 for Friends and Students)

 

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Workshop

Van Gogh’s Colours: Pigment workshop with Jo Volley and Ruth Siddall

 

Saturday 23 October, 10am – 1pm

A practical demonstration and workshop learning about Van Gogh’s pigments and the materials available to him

£35 (£30 for Friends and Students)

 

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Talk

Van Gogh’s Colours: Bright Stars: A reading and Q & A with Kate Bryan

 

Wednesday 27 October, 6.30 – 8pm

Kate will be reading from her new book, giving special weight to the chapter on Vincent van Gogh, an artist mythologised by his early death.

£7.50 (£5 for Friends and Students)

 

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October Tours

 

30 and 31 October

Book onto our volunteer-led guided tours on the last weekend of October. This month includes a celebration of Black History, as well as specially devised children’s tours.

£12 (£10.80 for Friends, £5.00 Children. Other discounts apply, check specific tour details to find out)

 

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November 2021

Artist Talk

Life and its most trivial particulars, Brian Griffiths & Frank Kent

 

Wednesday 4 November, 6.30 – 8pm

Brian Griffiths and Frank Kent talk about their current exhibtion at the Van Gogh House, as part of their collaboration ‘Air Signs’.

£7.50 (£5 for Friends and Students)

 

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Curators’ Tour

Life and its most trivial particulars: Artist Talk

 

Saturday 13 November, 11am – 12pm

Join Livia Wang, Creative Director of Van Gogh House and Benjamin Arthur Brown, Curator on an informal tour of ‘Life and its most trivial particulars’.

£7.50 (£5 for Friends and Students)

 

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Talk

‘A toi, Van Gogh!’ Van Gogh and British artists, with Carol Jacobi

 

Wednesday 24 November, 6.30 – 8pm

Carol Jacobi (Curator of British Art 1850-1915, at Tate Britain) will be speaking on the changing influence of Van Gogh on 20th Century British artists, from Vanessa Bell to Francis Bacon.

£7.50 (£5 for Friends and Students)

 

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