Courses & Events

Art History in Focus organises various lectures and courses throughout the year, which are open for all to join. These are characterised by a relaxed and entertaining learning environment, which often allows for lively discussion.

All of Siân’s lectures are currently being live streamed – these are easy to access, entertaining and informative, with prices from £10. Tune in from anywhere in the world - join the live sessions with Q&A, or watch later on catch-up.

Our Cultural Travels from Home programme comprises guided tours and exclusive museum openings, broadcast live from various cultural cities around the world. We are delighted to have been allowed special access to some of the world’s greatest galleries and cultural sites - please check our programme below which is updated regularly.



Virtual Venice II: Treasures of Art and Architecture

10 week course: 1st October - 10th December 2021

An exciting new course combining art lectures with exclusive. livestream museum visits and walking tours in Venice

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Friends' Event: Giovanni Bellini, the patriarch of Venetian painting

Thursday 23rd September, 6.00PM

A special guest lecture for Friends of Art History in Focus given by the esteemed Bellini scholar and author, Dr Antonio Mazzotta

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Cultural Travels from Home: Explore Pompeii with an Archaeologist

Thursday 30th September 11.00AM

Join our live, interactive tour broadcast live from the ancient city of Pompeii, in the company of an expert archaeologist

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Female Artists at the National Gallery

Monday 4th October 6.00pm

Learn about female artists in the National Gallery collection with one of their specialist lecturers

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Cultural Travels from Home: A River Cruise along the Douro

Thursday 7th October 11.00AM

Join our livestream broadcast and sail along the beautiful Douro River enjoying a guided commentary en route

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Cultural Travels from Home: From the Charles Bridge to the Little Quarter, Prague

Thursday 21st October, 11.00AM

Join our walking tour in Prague, one of Europe's most beautiful cities. We start at the Charles Bridge and explore the beautiful Malá Strana or Little Quarter.

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Artist in Focus: Klimt's Women

Monday 25th October 6.00pm

Join us for a live, online evening lecture exploring one of Vienna's greatest artists and his beautiful muses

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Cultural Travels from Home: A Walking Tour of Naples

Thursday 28th October, 10.30AM

Join our live, interactive tour broadcast live from the historic streets of Naples, in the company of an expert archaeologist

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Cultural Travels from Home: The Basilica of San Marco Part II

Coming Soon

Join us for an exclusive livestream tour of the iconic Basilica of San Marco in Venice

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Public Lectures

For details of Siân Walters’s up-and-coming public lectures, please click the link below.

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PRIVATE Courses & Lectures

Consider the flexibility of a private art history lecture or course, which can take place in a venue of your choice at a time convenient to you.

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Lecture, Course and Study Day Topics

If you are planning a corporate event, or considering a private lecture or tour of a museum or exhibitions, here are some suggestions.

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Loyalty Scheme

Enjoy a gift selection of fine wines for every 4 tours you book with us

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