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This exhibition explores the life of the artist Christiana Herringham (1852-1929) whose collection, along with Thomas Holloway’s, forms the core of the Royal Holloway art holdings.
A pop-up exhibition, put together by the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Pets and Family Life Project team from the Department of History.
Dr Lesley Hoskins and Professor Jane Hamlett, explore pets in Victorian paintings
Hear about the history of the woman whose art inspired the exhibition, and the new research which has thrown light on her importance to the late Victorian Art world and the fight for women’s rights.
Conservator Harriet Pearson will share her unique insight into Herringham’s working methods and materials, as well as discussing her own work as a painting conservator.
Drawing on paintings from the Royal Holloway collection, Assistant Curator, Imogen Tedbury, explores attitudes to Italy in Victorian Britain: from anxiety and prejudice to romance and fantasy.
Discover how Herringham spearheaded this movement though her work as an art writer, artist, and founder of the Society of Painters in Tempera.
Join us for a special arts and craft themed late night exhibition opening.
Drawing on paintings from the Royal Holloway collection, this talk by Assistant Curator, Imogen Tedbury, will explore attitudes to Italy in Victorian Britain.
Learn more about Herringham’s time in India and see the sketches, paintings and photographs she made of the country and its people.
In this talk Curator Laura MacCulloch will explore the connections which Christiana Herringham and her family had to Surrey.
To celebrate the exhibition 'Christiana Herringham: artist, collector, suffragist' Curator, Laura MacCulloch will look at the women artists whose works are held in the art collections.
This talk by Art Cataloguer, Erin Mckellar, highlights our collection of Kerr Lawson's works, centring on the artist’s skilful rendering of architectural views of Rome.
Join us for a special late-night exhibition opening celebrating women’s rights.
This talk explores the ways in which Herringham’s roles as artist and suffragist were intertwined and how she used her networks in one to support the other.