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Institute of Advanced Study

Past Events

Spanish Symposium

23rd October 2014, 09:30 to 25th October 2014, 15:30, Bowes Museum, Auckland Castle and Durham University


Jointly organised by Auckland Castle, The Bowes Museum, and Durham University's School of Modern Languages, with support from the Institute of Advanced Study, this three-day symposium aims to highlight the outstanding collections of Spanish art held in County Durham. Papers will cover a wide range of topics, intended to place these collections within their artistic, cultural, and historic context. The symposium will also be an opportunity to consider the reception of seventeenth-century Spanish art in Britain, marking the bicentenary of the arrival of Velázquez’s ‘Rokeby Venus’ in Teesdale (now in the National Gallery of London). 


For futher information and booking details please follow this link.

 

Contact symposium@thebowesmuseum.org.uk for more information about this event.