Art Pursuits Abroad

‘Dorset – Elegant houses to picturesque gardens’

We have recently returned from a study tour led by expert lecturer Barbara Peacock to the pristine county of Dorset, visiting privately owned country houses and picturesque gardens. This tour ...

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Q&A with Barbara Peacock

Barbara Peacock is a director of Wessex Fine Art study courses and has run many successful study tours both in Britain and abroad. She lectures for the Arts Society, the ...

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Lake Como – a trip not just between places but through time

Anthony Majanlahti is a historian and writer specialising in Rome and other Italian subjects. He is a fellow of the British School of Rome and has written several academic books ...

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Nigel McGilchrist – looking at art in 2019

Having worked in the Mediterranean area for over thirty years, art historian Nigel McGilchrist has taught for several universities and now lectures freelance. He has worked for the Italian Ministry ...

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Andalucia – Moors and more in Granada, Córdoba and Seville

Last month our study tour lecturer Sue Rollin led our ‘Andalucia – Moors and more in Granada, Córdoba and Seville’ trip. One of our regular clients and APA VIP, Peg ...

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Nancy – Art Nouveau at its finest

The Ecole de Nancy, defined as the ‘Provincial Alliance of the Industries of Art’, was the launch pad of Art Nouveau in France. Following the loss of Alsace to the ...

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