Specialist Tours & Events
A Special Tour of Robin Tanner's Work
15 October 2023 at 1pm
Please join us for a very special tour of Emery Walker's House that will examine our collection of prints by noted artist, Robin Tanner (1904-1988) who was a friend of Elizabeth De Haas. Trained at the Goldsmiths School in the 1920s, Tanner is well-known as an artist, etcher and follower of Samul Palmer. Tanner is recognised for his pastoral scenes and was part of a larger movement to revive pastoral printmaking in the 20th century.
Attendees will enjoy a special tour of Emery Walker's House and a glass of wine.
Tickets are £25/General and £20/Friends.
Jolyon Drury is an author and expert on the revival and evolution of Pastoral Printmaking and the Goldsmiths School. He is the son of Paul Drury, a painter-etcher and classmate of Tanner at Goldsmiths School in 1921. He has recently published a book on the subject entitled, Revelation to Revolution: The Legacy of Samuel Palmer, the Revival and Evolution of Pastoral Printmaking by Paul Drury and the Goldsmiths School in the 20th Century.
A Candlelit Tour of Emery Walker's House
1 November 2023 at 6pm
Step into the early 1900s on our candlelit tour of Emery Walker's House. Visitors will enjoy seeing 7 Hammersmith Terrace in low lighting, which creates a unique and special effect on wallpapers, textiles and furniture displayed within the house.
The tour starts at 6pm and will include a glass of wine. Spaces are extremely limited.
Tickets are £20/General and £17/Friends
The tour will be led by our Curator, Mallory Horrill.