THE ARTS SOCIETY FARNHAM EVENING
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Celebrating the Royal Academy of Arts: Its 250th Anniversary, 1768-2018 Pamela Campbell-Johnston Wednesday 27 June 2018

AGM: 7.30pm START

The Royal Academy has an illustrious history from the mid-18th century to the 21st century. We contemplate its past and review its various homes before settling on its current Mayfair location in Burlington House. This illustrated talk considers its role and impact on the art scene, explores a selection of ground-breaking temporary loan exhibitions and has a peak behind the scenes of the Summer Exhibition. In addition, anecdotal stories will be revealed by Pamela based on her twelve-year career with the institution.

Pamela Campbell-Johnston has an MA Hons in Art History from St Andrew's University. She has lectured for over 20 years to undergraduates, adult groups and Friends and Patrons of the Royal Academy of Arts. Pamela has also conducted numerous guided tours and focused gallery talks on individual works of art. She is now a freelance art consultant and lecturer and has recently curated a collection for the Lansdowne Club.