- This event has passed.
2014-2015 Global Speed Series: The United Kingdom presents Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures
February 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm$10
The Speed Art Museum is pleased to announce the 2014–15 Global Speed Series: The United Kingdom. This series of art talks is FREE to members and will feature renowned speakers from the United Kingdom’s art world. Members may reserve their tickets by calling the Kentucky Center box office at 1.800.775.7777.
Desmond Shawe-Taylor was the former Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery until 2005 when he was appointed Surveyor of The Queen’s Pictures. He has written extensively on English 18th-century portraiture and more recently curated exhibitions at The Queen’s Galleries in Edinburgh and London, including Bruegel to Rubens; The Conversation Piece: Scenes of Fashionable Life; Dutch Landscapes; and most recently, The First Georgians, devoted to the reigns of George I and George II and planned to celebrate the tercentenary of the arrival of the Hanoverian dynasty in 1714.
General admission tickets for the lecture can be purchased for $10 each by visiting the Kentucky Center box office or their website at kentuckycenter.org. Make it a night out and use your Speed Membership card to get discounts at Hillbilly Tea, Rye or Decca.