Charlotte Higgins, Sandbagged Sculpture: Ukrainian Public Art in a Time of War
Playfair Library, Old College, 6 to 8pm, 2 February 2023
Hosted by Talbot Rice Gallery, join The Guardian’s chief culture writer Charlotte Higgins for a lecture on the significance of public art within the context of the Ukrainian crisis. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception. Admission free but booking necessary.
Charles Esche on Qiu Zhijie
Playfair Library, Old College, 6 to 8pm, 3 February 2023.
Join Director of Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Charles Esche as he explores the paintings of Qiu Zhijie, one of the most important Chinese artists of his generation, whose work is currently on view at Talbot Rice Gallery. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception. Admission free but booking necessary.
Friday Lunchtime Tours
The gallery Friday Lunchtime Tours series will return every Friday starting 27 January.
These tours bring together different academics from various schools and disciplines to provide a fresh take on the current exhibitions. Booking is required.
Photography: Rytis Seskaiti; James Clegg