Established 36 years ago, The Arts Society Bath (The new name of Bath Decorative and Fine Arts Society) has a friendly, active membership who share an appreciation of and commitment to the arts.
We have an exciting and wide-
New members and visitors are always welcome at our meetings in the Tea Room at the Assembly Rooms Bath (our new venue from October 2017). There is cafe where members can lunch, meet friends and new members before the lecture begins.
For more information, email us or visit the contact page.
‘White Gold from Saxony’ –
a History of Meissen Porcelain
Chinese porcelain imported into Europe was regarded as a magical material, precious
as gold. In the 18th century Augustus ‘the Strong’ of Saxony encouraged the search
for the secret of making it: this lecture follows the course of porcelain development
at the pioneering Meissen factory from the beginnings of the golden age of the Baroque
through to the Rococo periods, looking at vessels for tea, porcelain vases and delicate
porcelain sculpture. keep alive an age-
£35.00 including Coffee and Lunch
Special Interest Day
Tuesday, March 20th. 2017
Changing Styles in English Gardens
from 1660 to the Present Day
Lecturer: James Bolton.