Event: “AN OBJECT OF NATIONAL SPLENDOUR”: SOMERSET HOUSE AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE.
Organizer: THE COURTAULD.
Date: Dec 11th 2:30pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Dec 11th 6:30am | ET: Dec 11th 9:30am.
Europe - UK: Dec 11th 2:30pm | CET: Dec 11th 3:30pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Dec 11th 10:30pm | AET: Dec 12th 1:30am.
"The Courtauld Gallery reopens its doors to the public on 19 November. As audiences are returning to its home in Somerset House, our Study Day explores this magnificent building in depth. Somerset House was the most significant public building project in Britain in the late eighteenth century, and originally housed a number of key government offices, including the headquarters of the Navy Board, alongside England’s major learned societies. Our Study Day investigates the building’s sophisticated construction and external ornamentation, as well as its function and symbolic role within a wider network of British imperial spaces and architectures..."
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