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Thursday 27 February 10.30am

The Arts Society Enfield: Monthly Lecture: The Bauhaus

St Paul's Centre, 102a Church St, EN2 6AR

arts society enfield

Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, the Bauhaus was the most innovative and influential school of design in the 20th Century. Founded on a belief in the transformative potential of industrial design, it combined avant-garde ideas about abstract art with a thoroughly conscientious approach to social reform, mass production and the built environment. Paradoxically it was the Nazis' attempts to obliterate the school in 1933 that led to the dispersal of its teachers and students to the four corners of the world, taking its values and techniques with them...

30 January 2020

From Downton to Gatsby: Jewellery and Fashion from 1890-1929

27 February 2020

The Bauhaus

26 March 2020

A Carpet Ride to Khiva: exploring the revival of fifteenth century Timurid carpet designs from Persian illuminated manuscripts.

30 April 2020

From Phaetons to Phantoms: One hundred years of Coachbuilding.

28 May 2020

A Decorative Art: the history of wallpapers.

25 June 2020

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside.

30 July 2020

The History of the Royal Parks

24 September 2020

The Life and Times of a Silver Teapot

29 October 2020

AGM, followed by a short drama performance: "Mrs Shaw herself"

26 November 2020

The Genius of Raphael

17 December 2020

Santa Claus: the art that turns him from St Nicholas into Father Christmas.

Lectures are held at the St Paul’s Community Centre Church Street Enfield EN2 6AR on the last Thursday morning of each month except December when it is earlier (No meeting in August).

  • Coffee 10am – 10:30am
  • Notices 10:35 am
  • Lecture 10:40 am

Guests are welcome at £8.00 per head

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