Evening Lecture: Mills in art and illustration

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Tuesday, 8 November 2016
6.30 to 8pm
Educational & Spoken Word

The depiction of watermills and windmills in art and illustration enables us to look beyond the technology and explore what these buildings meant to the people who built and used them. Sometimes they provide a valuable record from times when no other illustrative evidence survives. Since the late 1970s Martin Watts has worked full time on researching, repairing and conserving water- and wind-powered machinery.

Organised by Friends of Exeter Museums & Art Gallery, registered charity no. 306649. The Friends support the museum with financial help towards acquisitions and conservation. www.exeter.gov.uk/friends, E friends@exeter.gov.uk.

Tickets are £8.50. Available from 11 October.