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2014-2015 Global Speed Series: The United Kingdom presents Lord Anthony Crichton-Stuart, Director of Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd.
November 20, 2014 @ 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.
Lord Anthony Crichton-Stuart, Director of Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd.
“The Grand Tour: British Collecting and Travelling in the 18th Century”
November 20, 2014–6:30p
Kentucky Center for the Arts, Bomhard Theater
Lord Anthony Crichton-Stuart was educated at Ampleforth College, Yorkshire, and Durham University, where he obtained a BA in General Arts. After leaving university he completed a one year Fine and Decorative Arts Diploma at Sotheby’s Works of Art course. He joined the Old Master Paintings department in Christies London in 1987 and in 1994 he was appointed Head of Department and Senior Vice President. In 2013 he became the director of the newly founded Thos. Agnew & Son’s, the long-established international fine art dealer. The firm was founded in Manchester, opening a branch in London in 1860, and has a proud history with some of the most discerning private collectors and museums amongst its international clientele.
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.