Past events

On The Origin of the Milky Way

17:15 - 18:30 17 February 2021

Professor Marcia Pointon On The Origin of the Milky Way (1637) by Peter Paul Rubens: Astronomy, Ast...

Humour and the Commodification of Suffering: Strategies of Cultural Resilience in Contemporary Art About this Event

17:15 - 18:30 25 November 2020

Framed by discussion of how humour in contemporary art differs to ‘everyday’ visual forms (memes...

Vision and Value: Cotton and the Materiality of Race

11 November 2020 - 7 March 2021

This talk examines the visual relationship between the cotton trade and the representation of the bl...

"Exploring Blockchain in the Cultural Sector" Conference

16 October 2020 - 7 March 2021

Blockchain is an open, decentralised and distributed technology, which is often associated to crypto...

Q&A with Professor Craig Clunas

16:15 - 17:30 14 October 2020

Q&A with Professor Craig Clunas 'The Modernity of Chinese Art in the Early Twentieth Century' Profe...

Warrington Male Voice Choir

18:30 - 19:30 4 July 2020

Warrington Male Voice Choir is one of Great Britain’s oldest choirs, tracing its formation to 1898...

RBKS and the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection - A Talk by Rachel Midgely

18:00 - 19:30 2 June 2020

Rachel Midgley’s talk introduces Rachel Kay Shuttleworth (1886- 1967), maker, collector and the fo...

Jam and Magic Lanterns: A Victorian Year with the Leicesters of Tabley - A Talk

16:00 - 17:30 21 April 2020

You are cordially invited by Lord and Lady de Tabley, their children - John, Catherine, Meriel, Elea...

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