Frequency: Monthly: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 10:30-12:30
Venue: La Senieta (Theatre), Moraira
Group Leaders: Brian Nicholls, Cheda Panajotovic and John Hopwood
There are bi-monthly presentations, alternating Art and History. Members of the group give fully illustrated presentations to share their knowledge of artists, artistic movements, and explain the path of developments and the reasons for change.
We are a group of like-minded people who have worked with art and its history for much of our lives and would like to share our love of this exciting and controversial subject with the U3A members.
We welcome participation from the audience too, so do come along with your opinions and let us enjoy and take from this meeting new ideas and enlightenment on an extremely colourful subject.
We meet every other Monday at Espai La Senieta – see list of talks below for exact dates and times
- The U3A Teulada-Moraira lectures are given in the splendid comfort of the main auditorium of La Senieta, the modern building on the corner of the free public car park in Moraira.
- No booking is necessary and there is no group to join – just turn up and take a seat.
- All U3A members are welcome to these FREE lectures.
Directions to the Espai la Senieta (same building as the Tourist Office)
At the Art & History Group meeting at the La Senieta theatre on Monday morning 27th January, one hundred and thirty members attended to listen to a talk on the wonderful Valencian artist, Joaquin Sorolla. This was the first talk of this year and it was presented by John Hopwood, one of this group’s leaders. Lasting just over one hour the audience were entertained by John’s talk which included approximately one hundred and fifty illustrations of Sorolla’s wonderful…
This week Angela Chantry gave a most interesting talk regarding Carmen Amaya who started life as a poor gypsy girl living in a deprived slum area of Barcelona who became the most celebrated female flamenco dancer. She has been called "the greatest Spanish Romany dancer of her generation"and "the most extraordinary personality of all time in flamenco dance”. She was the first female flamenco dancer to master footwork previously reserved for the best male dancers, due to its speed and…
List of past Art Appreciation and History lectures September 2009 to date