Scraps of Laughter

Event date
18 May 2017 to 11 Sep 2017
Event time
10:30 - 16:30
Christ Church Picture Gallery
Christ Church
Entrance via Oriel Square at Canterbury Gate
Event type
Event cost
£4 / £2 Conc; Free for university members
Disabled access?
Booking required
Not required

Among the visual material in Christ Church are a number of caricatures and satires, not enough to show the full development of the genre, but interesting ‘scraps’ which give a glimpse into the beginning of caricature and satire in Italy and how it was taken up and thrived in Britain.

Seasonal Opening Times:

October - May (closed Tuesdays)
Mon, Wed - Sat: 10.30am - 1pm & 2 - 4.30pm
Sun: 2 - 4.30pm

June (closed Tuesdays)
Mon, Wed - Sat: 10.30am - 5pm
Sun: 2 - 5pm

July - September (open every day)
Mon - Sat: 10.30am - 5pm
Sun: 2 - 5pm