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Public Statues and Sculpture Association Forthcoming Events

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The Public Statues and Sculpture Association has sent us this list of forthcoming lectures and tours. These events are free for PSSA members. The Association would welcome Church Monuments Society members at any of these events, and particularly at the tour of Kensal Green Cemetery.

  1. In the Sculptural Lineage series on Tuesday 25 April 2023 at 6.30pm to coincide with the exhibition at the V&A we have added Donatello: Sculpting the Renaissance and beyond by Peta Motture and Whitney Kerr-Lewis. For further details please see the PSSA website and book via Eventbrite.
  2. On Sunday 21 May at 11am we are holding the walking tour of Kensal Green Cemetery which was postponed from last autumn. For further details see the PSSA website. In order to join the walk please email the PSSA office  ( to reserve a place. Details of the itinerary will be sent to you nearer the time. This PSSA event is restricted to members of the PSSA and the Church Monument Society.
  3. On Thursday 11 May at 6.30pm in the Discovering Women sculptors series, the sculptor Emii Alrai will be in conversation with Harriet Cooper (Jerwood Arts) and Ruth Claxton (Eastside Projects). We will notify you about further details and tickets shortly.

In addition, our colleagues at the Scottish Society for Art History (SSAH)  have an online event they have asked us to share with you – Inside the William Lamb Sculpture Studio, Zoom, 9 May 7-8pm

William Lamb (1893-1951) was one of the most notable Scottish sculptors of the early 20th century and associated with an extraordinary group of writers and artists based in Montrose between the wars, who became central to the Scottish Renaissance. His sculptures include portrait busts of major figures such as Hugh MacDiarmid, Violet Jacob, David Foggie and the young Princess Elizabeth.

After his death, his studio was preserved as a memorial to his work and was opened to the public in 1978. This talk is being given by thanks to the Friends of the William Lamb Studio. The talk is being given by the chair of the Friends, Norman Atkinson.

Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite.

Tickets priced at £2 for  SSAH members, £4 for non-members


In the meantime please don’t forget the two PSSA online talks this week

Tuesday 11 April at 6.30pm

Aimé-Jules Dalou and Alfred Drury, A Symbiosis of Teacher and Pupil; Master and Praticien; Advisor and Friends

by Jane Winfrey. For details see PSSA website, book via Eventbrite.


Thursday 13 April at 6.30pm

Inner Intensity and Outer Calm: Figurative Sculpture by Nancy Elizabeth Prophet in Paris, 1922-1934

by Professor Theresa Leininger-Miller. For details see PSSA website, book via Eventbrite.

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