A lecture by Duncan Walker entitled ‘The Eye Rejoyces: Pre-Raphaelitism at the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth’ will take place on the 28th of February at 11am at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham. Reception from 10.30 a.m. in the John Peek Conference Room.
The lecture will cover the Founders of the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, their establishment of the museum, Sir Merton Russell-Cotes’ views of Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite works in the collections.
Duncan Walker currently works as Curator at the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum in Bournemouth, which although famous for its 19th century collection, holds works spanning 700 years. He has over 20 years’ experience working in museums, previously working as Registrar at Portsmouth City Museum. His area of specialisation includes the works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
For further details relating to the event mentioned above please email info@Pre‑Raphaelitesociety.org.