The Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America info@vicsocny.org

The Victorian Society New York sponsors a series of lectures at The Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues in Manhattan. No reservations are required for the free lectures. Attendees are invited to meet the speakers at pre-lecture receptions.
Victorian Society New York Free Lecture Series is made possible by a generous donation from Christopher Broadwell and Lewis I. Haber and dues from Chapter members. Join today!

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October 2017

Henry Holiday and the Windows of The Church of the Holy Trinity

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street
New York, NY United States
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Henry Holiday and the Windows of The Church of the Holy Trinity Henry Holiday, painter, stained glass designer, illustrator, sculptor and a Pre-Raphaelite, was well known in his native England. Holiday also enjoyed great success in New York, designing more than 30 windows, including the 17 in the Church of the Holy Trinity.   George Bryant, Holiday scholar, explains the artist’s success by tracing his career, his artistic development and his cultivation of a small but loyal set of influential…

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November 2017

John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street
New York, NY United States
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John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London Coinciding with the upcoming Bard Graduate Center’s exhibition, Susan Weber, founder and director of the Bard and exhibition co-curator, examines John Lockwood Kipling’s life as designer, architectural sculptor, curator, educator, illustrator and journalist. This lecture will illuminate the unrecognized genius of Lockwood Kipling and his involvement with the Lahore Museum, his journalism over 25 years in India and his influence over his son, the writer and poet Rudyard Kipling.…

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December 2017

A New York Christmas – Ho Ho Ho at Gothamtide

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street
New York, NY United States
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A New York Christmas - Ho Ho Ho at Gothamtide Celebrate the holiday season with Sibyl McCormack Groff, author and historian, who is known locally as “Queen Santa,” as she demonstrates the importance of New York as the Christmas Capital. She explores places to visit during Gothamtide, with its hidden treasures and delectable treats.   This talk reveals the diversity of the holiday season with anecdotes and stories, while exploring the holiday traditions of the diverse cultures that created this…

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