Please Note: The Portland Collection is currently CLOSED for refurbishment.
How miniatures tell big stories and big truths
with Simon Garfield
Mourning Ring, enameled with family crest. Image Credit: Drew Sherwood
Celebrating 25 years of The Harley Gallery
A programme of art talks which explores our contemporary exhibition programme, and offers different perspectives on The Portland Collection of historic fine and decorative arts.
Simon is the author of a number of acclaimed books of non-fiction, including ‘In Miniature’. In this richly illustrated talk he will be talking about miniature paintings, books, drugs and flea circuses to explore what fuels the appeal of the miniature in us.
Places are limited so advance booking is required.
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This project is supported by the Art Fund and forms part of RA250 UK: Exhibitions and events around the UK to celebrate 250 years of the Royal Academy of Arts.