BRLSI John Wood Architectural Lecture - Smelling the Past

25 September 2018

18.30:  Reception to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the re-launch of BRLSI

19.30: Lecture Sponsored by The Bath Society Fund

Visitors £7; Members/Students £5
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Christopher Woodward, Director of The Garden Museum

In an age deluged and dominated by visual images, how do we restore the imaginative role of the senses in the Museums we make?
Christopher Woodward’s talk will begin with ‘The Ark’ of the gardener John Tradescant via John Wood dreaming in the grassy void of Stonehenge and scientists such as Francis Galton and writers such as Proust and Woolf to argue that objects can be more potent than pictures. He asks ‘are we losing our touch?’