Scotland’s Renaissance, 1485-1603

Birgitta Hoffmann

During the 16th century,  Scotland, and especially the Central Belt saw an outppuring of art, resulting in paintings and architecture such as the ceiling in Stirling and the sculptures at Edzell gardens. Much of this was focused at the Royal courts and palaces. What made this sudden wealth possible? Where did the inspirations come from and what role did the French connections of the Stuarts play? We are going to explore the cultural, economic and political context of the art works.

Please note: This dayschool is an introduction to a short trip to Scotland planned for September 2019, but can be taken without booking the trip.

Dayschool: Friday, 10 May 2019    Time: 11-16.00

Wilmslow Parish Hall, Cliff Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4AA