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Armchair travel: The allure of Catalonia

Saturday, 09 February 2019 10.30am to Saturday, 09 February 2019 11.30am

Venue: Centenary Auditorium
Lecturer: Brian Ladd

Join Art Gallery Society President, Brian Ladd and discover why Romanesque monasteries situated in remote Pyrenean mountain valleys and significant Gothic quarters in the cities of Girona, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca, helped shape the distinctive Catalan character. The Catalonian culture has produced outstanding art and architecture across the ages.

This talk will explore the vibrant artistic heritage, including from the modern era, found in picturesque regions of north-eastern Spain and south-eastern France, where Catalan communities have existed for more a thousand years.