Newsletter Archive: Spring 2008
The Friends of The Courtauld is thriving. The exhibition Walter Sickert: The Camden Town Nudes was extremely busy and encouraged 84 new friends to join. The Courtauld now has almost 600 Friends, double the number of just two years ago. To become a Friend costs just £50 (£40 for Courtauld alumni) and offers unlimited access to The Courtauld Gallery and exhibition programme as well as a special programme of events and discounts in the Gallery Café and shop.
Future Friends Events
The Courtauld Cezannes
wednesday 25 june
On Wednesday 25 June Friends can enjoy a private view during the day of The Courtauld Cézannes with a curatorial talk by Dr Barnaby Wright, Schroder Foundation Curator of Paintings. This is followed by tea and cake in The Gallery Café.
The royal hospital, greenwich
sunday 7 september, 2pm
Dr Lucy Jessop, Courtauld alumna and architectural historian, will lead a two-hour walk at Greenwich Hospital exploring the history of the royal palace site and its development under William and Mary into the Royal Hospital for Seamen. The tour will also include the remaining parts of the palace built by Inigo Jones for the earlier Stuarts and John Webb for Charles II, as well as Wren and Hawksmoor’s transformation of the palace from 1694. The tour will be followed by an optional tea in a Greenwich tea room.
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets are £15/£17.50
The gift that lasts a year
If you are stuck for that perfect present, don’t forget that you can give Friends membership as gift.
For more information or to join online
For information, to book event tickets or for gift membership email email@example.com
or telephone 020 7848 1448
Pia Rainey, Friends Manager
Paul Cézanne, Card Players, c.1892-5, detail