RSAI EXTRAMURAL LECTURE – George Victor du Noyer as depicted in the Collections of the RSAI

10 January 2018, 1pm, Crawford At Gallery, Cork.

George Victor du Noyer as depicted in the Collections of the RSAI
Ms Aideen Ireland, RSAI Council member and past President

Lecture organised in conjunction with the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society.

Ms Ireland will speak on the Society’s collection of George Du Noyer drawings which form part of the exhibition Stones, Slabs and Seascapes: George Victor du Noyer’s Images of Ireland (until 24 February). Following the lecture, Peter Murray, the exhibition’s curator, will lead a tour of the exhibition at 3pm.

Members wishing to attend the lecture may take the 9am train to Cork, which should allow enough time to view the exhibition. They may take the return train at 4.20pm.

Stones, Slabs and Seascapes: George Victor du Noyer’s Images of Ireland – the exhibition featuring notebooks and volumes from the RSAI Collection on view in Crawford Art Gallery, Cork 17 November 2017 – 24 February 2018

The exhibition, featuring over 150 watercolours and drawings, celebrates Du Noyer’s extraordinary achievements and commemorate the bi-centenary of his birth. Opening to the public on 17 November, the exhibition is curated by Peter Murray, former Director of the Crawford Art Gallery, in collaboration with Petra Coffey, RSAI Member, and Geological Survey Ireland. Stones, Slabs and Seascapes will feature loans from the collections of the Royal Irish Academy, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, National Museum of Ireland, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Geological Survey Ireland and National Archives. All welcome!

The exhibition continues until 24 February 2018.

Curated by Peter Murray

Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork
T: +353 (0)21 480 5042
E: info@crawfordartgallery.ie

Autumn Excursion: Monaghan County Museum and Bellamont House, Cootehill, Co. Monaghan

We are now taking bookings for our Autumn Excursion to Monaghan County Museum and the privately-owned Bellamont House in Cootehill.

The coach will depart from Society House at 9.00am. Upon arrival in Monaghan town, we will have a short coffee break. We will then visit the Monaghan County Museum to view its extensive collection, covering the history of the county from the end of the last Ice Age over 10,000 years ago all the way to modern day. Following lunch in Clones, we will have a rare opportunity to visit the privately-owned Bellamont House – often described as the greatest Palladian villa ever built in Ireland.

The cost the of excursion is €45 for members and €50 for guests to include cost of coach, tours and lunch.

THE AUTUMN EXCURSION IS FULLY BOOKED.