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Spotlight Talk » Clouds & Art with Gavin Pretor-Pinney

Join us for an evening lecture about clouds in art, featuring a look at works with clouds from our permanent collection with Gavin Pretor-Pinney, author of The Cloudspotter’s Guide and The Cloud Collector’s Handbook

As co-founder of The Idler magazine, Gavin Pretor-Pinney is a longtime advocate of the joys of time ill-spent. His blend of tranquil appreciation and hard science have floated his cloud books to the top of bestseller lists. Gavin Pretor-Pinney is a renowned journalist and cofounder of The Idler Magazine in England. A former science nerd and a graduate of Oxford University, he has been obsessed with clouds since childhood. His writing has appeared in The Telegraph, Evening Standard, and elsewhere. Based in London and Somerset, Gavin is the founder and chair of The Cloud Appreciation Society. Visit their website at

Sponsored by Deloitte and Ken and Liz Allen.

Free with online registration, register online or with Guest Services.

October 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Great Hall