The Attingham Trust

The Attingham Trust

The Attingham Trust, London, UK |

The Attingham Trust is an educational charitable trust. It has run specialised courses for those who are professionally engaged in the study, care and interpretation of historic houses and palaces and their collections and gardens for 70 years through focused, on-site study. Whether they work in the museum, university, historic house or conservation sector the unique courses also provide unparalleled opportunities for attendees to develop professional relationships around the world. Attingham alumni make up an influential, international network of professionals, many of whom represent major cultural institutions.

With a dynamic focus on education and the study, care and preservation of historical homes and palaces, The Attingham Trust has put together a compelling series of recorded lectures that are perfect for any fervent or budding architectural enthusiast. Hear from top curators, historians and experts across the culture sector as they uncover enthralling stories about notable buildings, in addition to the captivating characters and lavish decorations that frame the history of these iconic locations.

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  • 🎥 | A Virtual Tour of Gamble House

    A Virtual Tour of The Gamble House, the iconic Arts and Crafts house in Pasadena, California

    Join Edward R. (Ted) Bosley, Executive Director/CEO, and Jennifer Trotoux, Director of Collections and Interpretation, of the Gamble House Conservancy for an informative walk through Greene & Greene’s 19...

  • 🎥 | Grinling Gibbons in the Country House and Royal Palace


    Grinling Gibbons in the Country House and Royal Palace

    In celebration of 300 years of Grinling Gibbons, Ada de Wit, Curator of Works of Art and Sculpture at the Wallace Collection, London looks at one of the greatest artists of the English Baroque.

  • 🎥 | Queen Mary: First Royal Curator

    The Attingham Trust - Queen Mary: First Royal Curator

    Kathryn Jones, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, and Rebecca Lyons, Director of The Attingham Trust’s Royal Collection Studies, consider Queen Mary’s role as collector and curator.

  • 🎥 | The Château of Bagatelle: the story of a remarkable house & its collection

    The Château of Bagatelle: the story of a remarkable house and its collections

    Helen Jacobsen, the Director of the Attingham Trust's French Eighteenth-Century Studies course, looks at the absorbing story of the Château of Bagatelle, the former hunting lodge in the Bois de Boulogne that was transf...

  • 🎥 | What Tone is Salmon-Coloured?

    ‘What tone is salmon-coloured? Interpreting documentation in historic textile furnishing schemes’ by Annabel Westman

    This talk from the Attingham Trust in association with the Furniture History Society, concentrates on colour and design with some historic house case studies to illustrate and sho...