An annual series of seminars held at the Institute of Historical Research, aiming to disseminate new research in British maritime history.
8 October 2013-25 March 2014 (Tues)
Taking Turner’s late unfinished seascapes and sketches as inspiration, this course will explore the experimental nature of watercolour.
The Compass Lounge is displaying a number of objects relating to the Anglo-Dutch Bombardment of Algiers in 1816.
16 November 2013–18 April 2014
Alongside the exhibition Turner and the Sea, join us for a series of fascinating lectures which explore Turner’s extraordinary skill, his relationship with the sea, and some aspects of the personality of this unique character in art history.
6 March-10 April, Thursdays
A baby-oriented tour of Turner and the Sea, suitable for parents with babies under one year old.
4 March and 1 April
Join Cutty Sark’s curator Jessica Lewis for a tour of the ship and her history.
The course has SOLD OUT.
17 September 2013–3 June 2014* (Tues)
To coincide with 'Turner and the Sea', the Museum will host an interdisciplinary conference exploring the cultural impact of Turner and his maritime art in the 19th century.
21–22 March 2014
Explore on-going research in modern astronomy and space exploration, investigating the solar system, galaxy and wider universe.
25 February–1 April 2014 (Tues)
Discover Gladys E. Reed’s wartime drawings of service in the Women’s Royal Naval Service.