Cultural Events

Tuesday, August 15 | 1:00pm
From Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, the monarchs of England’s Tudor Dynasty have captured the public imagination for 500 years. The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England is the first major American exhibition of Tudor portraiture and decorative arts, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Legion of Honor is the exclusive West Coast museum to showcase these masterworks.   Featuring paintings, sculpture, tapestries, and stained glass by some of the finest European craftspeople of the sixteenth-century, this docentled talk will take you back to the lavish court of the  Tudors and show how the arts flourished under their patronage. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how the Tudors reshaped the royal image in England during a turning point in world history.
Register by Thursday, August 8.

Tuesday, August 22 | 1:00pm
Step back in time to King Henry VIII’s reign and view the fascinating fashions of the period. Travel past Henry’s time to observe the styles of the Tudors who followed him to the throne: Edward,
Mary, and Elizabeth. Although styles changed much more slowly than they do in our day and age, fashion did indeed evolve in the most interesting ways. Join us as we explore this unparalleled
fashion era! Presented by Ren Antonowicz of Spirit of Fashion. Register by Thursday, August 17.