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Richard Waitt - New Perspectives on Culture and Context

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In partnership with The Grantown Society, Grantown Museum is hosting a one day conference as part of its groundbreaking exhibition 'I, Richard Waitt, Picture Drawer - Portraits of a Highland Clan 1713-1733'.

Our speakers will bring together research and understanding of the artist Richard Waitt, portraiture in the 18th century and the artistic and cultural contexts of the period. Join us for an informative and enjoyable day, which includes lunch and an opportunity to visit the exhibition at Grantown Museum.

‘Richard Waitt: New Perspectives on Culture and Context’

Friday 15th September 2017


Programme for the Day

9.00 Registration and refreshments

9.25 Welcome and opening address

9.30 George Dixon - 'The Clan Grant'

10.30 Andrew Mackenzie - 'Clan Chiefs as Commissioners of Artwork'

11.20 Coffee & tea break

11.40 Hugh Cheape - 'Duds and details in the eye of the artist'

12.30 Lunch/Tour of the Exhibition/The Grantown Society AGM

2.00 Malcolm Jones - 'Richard Waitt, the Artist'

3.00 Coffee & tea break

3.20 James Holloway - 'The Waitt Paintings and their Significance'

4.15 Summation and Thanks

4.30 Close


Exhibition sponsored by Bonhams

Conference supported by Johnston Carmichael Wealth

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