Members of The Arts Society Kensington & Chelsea enjoy quality lectures, by lecturers accredited to The Arts Society specialising in the arts and artistic heritage, every month from October to July, in the Kensington Central Library Lecture Hall. Members also have the opportunity to join curated visits in and around London as well as overseas trips.

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Upcoming Lectures

Our lectures will ve held either via Zoom or in the lecture hall and our visits and trips will be listed on the website as and when we can organise group visits. Please keep updated via our website and email noticeboards.

You can view our archives of past trips and lectures here

CEZANNE: THE (UNLIKELY) FATHER OF MODERN ART

An insight into Cezanne’s influence on the transition of Impressionism into art which conveyed the essence of the subject and which, ultimately paved the way toward modern art. The lecture…

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THE BIRTH, GROWTH & INFLUENCE OF LONDON’S GREAT AUCTION HOUSES

The auction house is the public face of the art market. When the hammer falls, the price of an artwork can make headlines around the world. With one eye on…

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A JOURNEY ACROSS THE HIMALAYAS

The Himalayas, the highest mountain range in the world and once the spiritual domain of Tibetan culture and religion.  This lecture explores important centres of Buddhist art and culture along…

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Upcoming Visits

Japan: Courts and Culture Exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery

An informal visit to the excellently reviewed Japan: Courts and Culture Exhibition at the Queen's Gallery. Tickets cost £17, but they are valid for further visits for 12 months. If…

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Cezanne Exhibition at the Tate Modern

An informal visit to  the Cezanne exhibition at the Tate Modern.  Please book your own ticket directly from the Tate website:   Ticket Booking   If you would like to…

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