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NGS Research Conference: Women Collectors

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Scottish National Gallery, Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

The Mound

Edinburgh

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A significant number of works in the National Galleries of Scotland were acquired by women, either individually or in collaboration with their partner. To raise awareness of the important contributions made by women collectors in Britain within the visual arts from the 18th century to the present day, join us for a day of talks and discussions.

We are working with Around the World Nursery to provide a free creche for the day. The facility will be available to those attending the conference with children aged 0-8 years. There is a total of 15 spaces and these will be booked on a first-come basis. For further details please contact enquiries@nationalgalleries.org

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Dr Susanna Avery-Quash, Senior Research Curator, National Gallery, London and Christine Riding, Curatorial Head of Department, National Gallery, London

Two Hundred Years of Women Benefactors of the National Gallery

Dr Kate Cowcher, Lecturer in Art History, School of Art History, University of St. Andrews

From Kampala to Campbeltown: Naomi Mitchison and the Argyll Collection

Professor Frances Fowle, Senior Curator, National Galleries of Scotland and Personal Chair of Nineteenth-Century Art, University of Edinburgh

A Woman of No Importance? Mrs Workman's collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art

Catlin Langford, Assistant Curator, Royal Collection Trust, Windsor

Queen Alexandra: Collector, tastemaker and 'snapshooter'

Amy Parrish, PhD Candidate, University of Nottingham

Earl and Countess Spencer: 'A Marriage of True Minds' in the Eighteenth Century

Nicky Wilson, Collector and Founder of Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh

Women and Patronage in Contemporary Arts


Image credit: Clifton Pugh, Naomi (Lady) Mitchison, 1897 - 1999, Author

copyright Dailan Pugh and Shane Pugh

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Scottish National Gallery, Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

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EH2 2EL

United Kingdom

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