Black presence in the Wallace collection

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Meet point on request

1, London, W1

Saturday 10 September de 14:00 à 16:00


From looted Ashanti Gold to Black Kings and Princesses. The Wallace Collection is one of the world’s great individual art collections

The Wallace Collection is one of the world’s great individual art collections.Hidden in its collection of over 5,500 works there are many black presences, most times hidden. We'll take you around the Collection introducing you to many different works  revealing subjects of economic capital, creators of cultural capital, kings & kingdoms, musicians, princesses, slaves, servants, saints and inspirations. You'll be introduced to the religious, cultural and social significance of the  black presence  in The Wallace Collection. If you want to understand this presence in one of the great collections of 18th and 19th century art in the home of the connoisseur who brought this sumptuous collection together, then this tour is for you.

Walk last 2 hours , meet point on request

Other coming events from Black History Walks :

  • Andromeda, Queen of Sheba and black women in European art
  • Special screening of Marikana massacre at BFI Southbank
  • Black history river cruise October 1st
  • Trafalgar Square, St Paul's, Hackney, Soho, Notting Hill,Harlem in Mayfair walks
  • Queen Nzingha lecture 41 Eugenics and Black Beauty
  • African Superheroes Day @phoenixcinema
  • Black presence in the National Gallery
  • Pilots of the Caribbean and the Tuskeegee airmen
  • Elephant and Castle Black history walk
  • Black History bus tour
  • How to rip off Black historians a tale of copying and greed in London
  • Kenya's racist history a Black judge speaks

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