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Lowry by the Sea: Study Day
23 October 2015


Lawrence Stephen Lowry RA (1887-1976) is one of the most celebrated British artists, though much less is known or understood about his range of sea paintings.

Join Director, Liz Gilmore, Assistant Curator, Victoria Howarth and Modern British Art Specialist, James Rawlin for a half day study day which focuses on our current exhibition, Lowry by the Sea.

The study day will include a tour of Lowry by the Sea, a short lecture and seminar style discussion session.

Friday 23 October, 11am – 3.15pm (Refreshments will be provided upon arrival and mid-afternoon. There will also be a short break for lunch, however this is not included in the ticket price).

£10 (£8 Jerwood Gallery Members)

There are a limited number of free places available for students. To apply for a free place on the study day, please email info@jerwoodgallery.org and state where you are studying, which course you are enrolled on and why this study day would benefit your learning.

Booking is essential as places are limited. To book, please call 01424 728377 during gallery opening hours.
(Events are subject to availability and may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not reached so please book to avoid disappointment).


James Rawlin is an independent curator and scholar, specialising in British art of the Twentieth Century. Formerly Senior Director of Modern & Post-war British Art at Sotheby's, James has worked in this field for almost twenty-five years. A passionate advocate of his subject, James has organised many exhibitions and lectures, the most recent being The Shape of Things: Three Decades of British Modernist Sculpture (Daniel Katz Gallery, London, Nov-Dec 2014).

Jerwood Gallery is grateful for the support from The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

Image: LS Lowry, Yachts, 1929. Courtesy The Lowry Collection, Salford