Art history basics: The Dark Ages

Man and woman talking beside a modern artwork
Man and woman talking beside a modern artwork
Sunday 16 November 2008
2.00pm - 3.30pm
5, includes refreshments, please book 0161 235 8888,

Monthly topical talks; Get to grips with European art history in these lively and engaging talks given by Nirvana Romell. See below for further details: Takes place every Sunday with a different topic being discussed each week. No previous knowledge is necessary but lots of curiosity, an open mind and a sense of humour will be useful.

Additional talks on these dates at the same time:  


Sun 17 December- Late Medieval Art

Sun 18 January - The 1400s: An age of discovery

Sun 15 February - The 1500s: Flourishing  art and the doubts

Throughout each talk links are made to works on display at Manchester Art Gallery, giving a deeper understanding of the gallery's collections. Links are made to featured works at Manchester Art Gallery.

Nirvana Romell is an experienced lecturer with a BEd in Art History and a passion for making the subject accessible and relevant. She regularly lectures for the Walker Art Gallery, National Association of Fine and Decorative Art Societies (NADFAS), and other Art groups. Her previous courses at Manchester Art Gallery, Classics to Contemporary and Modern Movements received excellent feedback from our audiences.

"Nirvana’s talks are excellent, always gives you something to remember."

"Brilliant lectures – enhanced by Nirvana’s personality."

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