Curatorial Talks to Mark the Centenary of the Death of William Holman Hunt

Created by Amelia Yeates

29 March 2010

William Holman Hunt, one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, died 100 years ago on 7 September 1910. To mark his centenary Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery's fine art curators will be giving an introduction to some of his most famous paintings.

Curatorial Talks

16th September 'Valentine Rescuing Sylvia from Proteus' – talk by Victoria Osbourne. 1pm Gallery 18.

23rd September ‘The Finding of the Saviour in the Temple’ – talk by Tessa Sidey. 1pm, Gallery 18.

30th September ‘May Morning in Magdalen Tower’ – talk by Brendan Flynn. 1pm, Gallery 18.

Talks are free to attend. Pre-booking is not required although space in the gallery can be limited if large numbers join the talk.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH. For more information telephone: 0121 303 2834 or email:

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Linda Spurdle, Project Manager, Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource