The Hunterian Weekly Talks: Friday Focus

The Hunterian's new online weekly talks programme starts this February with a different talk every Friday lunchtime!

The Hunterian Weekly Talks: Friday Focus

About The Hunterian Weekly Talks: Friday Focus

‘Friday Focus’ will feature a range of fascinating speakers including our Hunterian curators, colleagues from the University of Glasgow and some special guests!

Talks will be 15 minutes long followed by question time with our audience. Sign up to talks via Eventbrite to receive Zoom links.

Friday 4 February
1.00pm- 1.30pm
Dr. Dominic Paterson, Curator of Contemporary Art at The Hunterian.
Hunterian Curator Dominic Paterson will be discussing his new contemporary art exhibition, Flesh Arranges Itself Differently, curated in collaboration with the Roberts Institute of Art in his talk 'Flesh Rearranged Part 1: Historical and Modern representations of the body in Flesh Arranges Itself Differently.'

Friday 11 February
1.00pm - 1.30pm
Ned McConnell, Curator at Roberts Institute of Art.
Ned McConnell, curator at the Roberts Institute of Art will discuss contemporary 20th and 21st century artists in Flesh Arranges Itself Differently. He will discuss how they have represented the body and the ways it reaches outside of itself to understand the world around it in his talk 'Flesh Rearranged Part 2: Contemporary representations of the body in Flesh Arranges Itself Differently'.

Friday 18 February
1.00pm - 1.30pm
Hazel Anne Neill, Hazel Neill Conservation.
Painting conservator Hazel Neill will be discussing her ongoing work on artist Gavin Hamilton's 18th century painting, Hector's Farewell to Andromache. This painting is the heaviest and largest in The Hunterian's collection. Hazel has been working on it in-situ in the Hunterian Art Gallery for the past few months.

Friday 25 February
1.00pm - 1.30pm
Anne Dulau Beveridge, Art Curator at The Hunterian.
Curator Anne Dulau Beveridge will share some thoughts and facts that could not make it onto the labels in our current exhibition Celebrating Joan Eardley. Celebrating Joan Eardley focuses on Eardley's paintings and showcases the results of technical analysis of some of the artist’s paintings from The Hunterian collection.

Other Events at Various Venues or Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

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Flesh Arranges Itself Differently is a unique collaboration between The Hunterian and the David and Indrė Roberts Collection!
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This fascinating new exhibition at The Hunterian explores the theme of alcohol in art and the contradiction of the positive and negative consequences of the 'demon drink'.
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Motion Waves: Land, Sea & Air

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Join Glasgow Science Festival in the Hunterian Museum to explore the many waves made by the natural world and the creatures within it's varied environments.
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