• Enjoy this two-day course led by pre-eminent Hogarth expert, Lars Tharp, on the occasion of the landmark exhibition Hogarth and Europe at Tate Britain, and enjoy a privileged talk with one of the exhibition’s curators
• Explore the London venues associated with the artist’s life, works and friends, and take a boat trip along the Thames from Greenwich to Millbank to see some of Hogarth’s finest works on display at the Tate
• View the ‘Election Series’ in the unique surroundings of Sir John Soane’s Museum, and visit the Foundling Museum, with which Hogarth was closely associated, in the company of its former Director
Danish-born art historian, lecturer and broadcaster
Tour assembles 1000 at St John’s Gate for walking tour and coffee, followed by visit to St Bartholomew’s Hospital (Hogarth painting). By taxi to Bloomsbury for lunch and afternoon visits to the Foundling Museum (Hogarth donations) and Sir John Soane’s Museum (‘Election Series’). Tour disperses for the day approx 1700.
Group assembles 1000 in Greenwich for visit to the Great Painted Hall at Greenwich Old Royal Naval College. Boat trip from Greenwich to Millbank. Lunch at Tate Britain followed by curator talk and visit to Hogarth and Europe exhibition. Tour disperses approx 1700.
8 Mar — 9 Mar 2022
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"Lars is an outstanding tour leader – knowledgeable, affable and a genial presence"
"Lars is a superb guide. Informative, interesting and funny"
ACE customers on previous tours with Lars Tharp
FITNESS / PRACTICALITIES
A good level of fitness is required for this tour, as it will involve periods of time spent standing in galleries, as well as some short journeys on foot and occasional steps. We will enjoy a boat trip on the River Thames from Greenwich to Millbank. Participants must meet ACE’s usual fitness criteria, as outlined in our Booking Terms & Conditions.
Cost of £485 includes: morning coffee, two lunches with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: accommodation, travel insurance.