Friends of Duff House

Dolphins, Tulips and Napoleon – get your tickets soon !

Bookings for the “Study Day” with six short illustrated talks by experts – see earlier post – have been going really well.  All tickets for Wed 12th Oct have now been allocated and no more can be accepted; some tickets for Thursday 13th Oct are available, and we would suggest you grab yours quickly !  More info and tickets can be obtained at www.historicenvironment.scot/whats-on.

The outline program for the day is as follows:

10.15 – 10.45 Coffee available in the Long Gallery
10.50 – 11.00 Welcome and Introduction
11.00 – 11.30 ‘Opening the books: the Dunimarle Library and its owners’  Sandra Cumming
11.35 – 12.05 ‘Paintings in the Dunimarle and Torrie Collections’  Dr Tico Seifert
12.10 – 12.40 ‘Furniture in the Dunimarle Collection’  Jeremy Gow
12.45 – 2.00 Lunch in the Long Gallery
2.00 – 2.05 Welcome to the afternoon sessions
2.05 – 2.35 ‘European Ceramics and Glass’  Dr Howard Coutts
2.40 – 3.10 ‘A Grand Tour reconstructed: Sculpture in the Dunimarle Collection‘  Katharine Eustace
3.15 – 3.40 Tea in the Long Gallery
3.40 – 4.05 ‘From Benares to Banff: links with India’   Anne Buddle
4.10 – 4.45 Open Forum and closing remarks from the organisers

 

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