THE ARTS
SOCIETY
BATH

Established 37 years ago, The Arts Society Bath (formerly Bath Decorative and Fine Arts Society) has a friendly, active membership who share an appreciation of and commitment to the arts.  

We have an exciting and wide-ranging programme of lectures, special interest days, gallery visits, and other social activities.

New members and visitors are always welcome at our meetings in the Tea Room at the Assembly Rooms Bath. There is a cafe where members can lunch, meet friends and new members before the lecture begins.

For more information, contact us via the contact page.



Lecture June 3rd. 2019

Arsenic and Old Wallpaper - the Darker Side of William Morris










Victorian designer William Morris was a man of many faces. He is probably best known today as the creator of wallpaper, fabrics and stained glass windows, but he was also a poet, artist, philosopher, typographer and socialist. What is less well known about him is his links to the richest copper and arsenic mine in Europe and his toxic green wallpapers that are said to have poisoned thousands of people across England.s to achieve the beautiful paintings and reliefs we can still see today, more than 3000 years after the burial tombs were sealed.showing how they reflect Botticelli’s world. apartments,

Details of our exciting 2019-2020 schedule are being finalised and will appear here soon...

















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Monday April 29th.

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