In this online lecture, we will take a look at some artworks in the collection on the theme of love, betrayal, poison and death. Jane Hornby will be delivering this lecture via zoom, in her signature engaging and enthusiastic style. 

It is not necessary for you to have attended part 1 of this lecture, you can enjoy part 2 on its own.

Online Lecture: Love, Betrayal, Poison and Death part 2

This week, we continue to consider life’s tangled web of strong emotions which can sometimes lead to powerful consequences, subjects that have inspired artists through the centuries, creating works of art that we can admire, enjoy or, maybe, feel challenged by.
This talk will again, at times, look at some of the artists’ pigments – their discoveries, early poisonous properties, accidents, secret recipes, anecdotes and symbolism.

Artists include Frederick Sandys, E.R. Hughes, Sir Alfred J. Gilbert and more….

How it works

Once you have signed up to the lecture, a unique invite will be sent for an online zoom webinar, along with instructions of how to log on.

Make a booking

Pre-booking is essential. Book tickets online.

When booking online please select your preferred date and time slot and ensure your ticket states that it is for Love, Betrayal, Poison and Death part 2.

Birmingham Museums Trust is a registered charity and money raised through events like this help us care for our collections and venues. We thank you for your support.