Retracing the Enlightenment
Retrace the meeting of arts and sciences - the beautiful and the practical - during the Enlightenment. Find Arcadia realised by Richard Wilson, designed by Robert Adam,...
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Retracing the Enlightenment

An English Grand Tour

Retrace the meeting of arts and sciences - the beautiful and the practical - during the Enlightenment. Find Arcadia realised by Richard Wilson, designed by Robert Adam, rationalised in the intelligent landscapes of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, fuelled by experimentation and symbolised in the paintings of Joseph Wright of Derby - from the world’s first factory on the River Derwent to the architecture and landscapes of Kedleston and Chatsworth.


Key Features

  • Visit the magnificent Chatsworth Estate.
  • Learn about the English Enlightenment through the Art and Sculptures of the area.
  • Explore the first factory and forerunner of the Industrial Revolution at the River Derwent.

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