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|Course:||William Hogarth & The Foundling Hospital: A Pioneering Double Act|
|Start Date:||20th August 2018|
|Fee:||£57.00 What's included?|
Through studying the collaboration between philanthropist Thomas Coram, artist William Hogarth and composer George Frideric Handel at the Foundling Hospital, we will experience a slice right through mid-eighteenth century London society and culture. Not only effectively Britain’s first children's charity, it was also its first public art gallery, paving the way for the rapid expansion of exhibition spaces which followed.
In a culture of screens, Ipods, pads & players, where unregulated information highways are bustling with meaningless sound bites, Dillington provides a rare and beautiful lay-by. Reflection and reinvigoration is the name of the game. The mind is given new perspectives.