Second Continental Expedition of the Guild (Art Workers Guild), 1894
End Date: 6 January 1894
Type: Lecture and exhibition
Description: Lecture and exhibition regarding overseas visit: 18 members, with 13 friends, spent 10 days in Italy, visiting Florence, Pallanza, Milan, Genoa and Como. The Italian government provided 'special facilities'. The cost per person was £13.
Policy: 'Founded in 1883, with the object of bringing into closer union the workers in various arts and crafts - architects, painters, designers of all kinds, sculptors and wood carvers, metal workers, goldsmiths, and many others - chiefly by evening meetings and discussions on different lines and methods in art. Meetings are held fortnightly, when papers are read and their subjects illustrated as fully as possible. Candidates for election must be personally known to proposer and seconder, and be bona-fide workers in some art or craft' (Year's Art, 1894, pp. 102-3).
Organizing Institution or Venue
Organized by Art Workers Guild
The Year's Art 1894: A Concise Epitome of all Matters Relating to the Arts of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture which have occurred during the year 1893, together with information respecting the events of the year 1894
Citing this record
'Second Continental Expedition of the Guild (Art Workers Guild), 1894', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/event.php?id=msib2_1214231064, accessed 26 Apr 2017]