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Octagon Room

Octagon Room

Workshop/Course, from 23 Jan 2018


This three-part lecture series on the history of collecting objects, displaying them, and sharing them with a public, covering the Renaissance to the present day. The series will include cabinets of curiosity, collections put together by artists, and ways in which museums have chosen to put their collections on display.
Dates: Tuesdays
23 January - Cabinets of Curiosity
30 January - History of the Public Gallery and Museums
6 February - Contemporary Artist Collectors

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Event details

Dates Times
Tue 23 Jan 2018 13:00 to 14:30
Tue 30 Jan 2018 13:00 to 14:30
Tue 6 Feb 2018 13:00 to 14:30


£36 for the full series or £15 per drop-in session (10% off for Richmond Card holders).



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Map reference: TQ 168734  Lat: 51.44783 Long: -0.31954

Accessible from the Thames Path and from Richmond Road.
Train: St Margarets Station (slow South West Trains from Waterloo via Richmond). Alternatively, District Line to Richmond and train from there (1 stop).
Bus routes: 33, 490, H22, R68, R70 and 290 alighting at the Crown pub or Lebanon Park.
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Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from St Margarets station


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