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Dutch FlowersDutch FlowersFloral paintings by Dutch masters including Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, Jan van Huysum, and Rachel Ruysch, highlighting associations between the development of flower painting in the Netherlands to an increased interest in botany and horticulture in the Dutch Golden Age.2016-05-24T10:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Dutch Flowers
 
George Shaw: My Back To NatureGeorge Shaw: My Back To NatureGeorge Shaw: My Back To NatureGeorge Shaw, the Coventry born artist nominated for the Turner Prize in 2011, unveils the culmination of his two-year studio residency at the National Gallery. Using the type of enamel paint more commonly applied to model trains and aeroplane, Shaw has created a new piece on the theme of woodland, using paintings in the collection as inspiration. '2016-05-24T10:00:00+01002016-10-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  11th May to 30th October 2016
George Shaw, the Coventry born artist nominated for the Turner Prize in 2011, unveils the culmination of his two-year studio residency at the National Gallery.... More about this event
 
Beauty And The Male: Reynolds's 'Colonel Tarleton'Beauty And The Male: Reynolds's 'Colonel Tarleton'A talk given by Matthew Morgan.2016-05-25T13:00:00+01002016-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Beauty And The Male: Reynolds's 'Colonel Tarleton'
 
Leonardo In BritainLeonardo In BritainOne day of a three day, three venue conference about the artist's work in British private and public collections.2016-05-26T00:00:00+01002016-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Leonardo In Britain
 
Urban Leisure And Pleasure In The Industrial AgeUrban Leisure And Pleasure In The Industrial AgeBSL-interpreted talk.2016-05-27T18:30:00+01002016-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Urban Leisure And Pleasure In The Industrial Age
 
Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)Stories inspired by pictures in the National Gallery.2016-05-29T10:30:00+01002016-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)
 
Musical Magic CarpetMusical Magic CarpetStorytelling sessions for 2-5 year olds.2016-05-29T10:30:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Musical Magic Carpet
 
Messy Mondays: Exploring The StudioMessy Mondays: Exploring The StudioArt play for under 5s.2016-05-30T10:30:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Messy Mondays: Exploring The Studio
 
Pond LifePond LifeA chance to make a mini garden installation.2016-05-30T11:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Pond Life
 
Talking Tuesdays: Investigating PaintingsTalking Tuesdays: Investigating PaintingsSessions using paintings to develop language and communication.2016-05-31T22:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Talking Tuesdays: Investigating Paintings
 
Into The Woods! Trees In Classical Mythology And Western ArtInto The Woods! Trees In Classical Mythology And Western ArtTalk given by Richard Stemp.2016-06-01T13:00:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Into The Woods! Trees In Classical Mythology And Western Art
 
Pond LifePond LifeA chance to make a mini garden installation.2016-06-01T11:00:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Pond Life
 
Artist's Apprentice: Build A BugArtist's Apprentice: Build A BugCraft workshop for 7-12 year olds.2016-06-02T11:00:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Artist's Apprentice: Build A Bug
 
Dare To Draw: Module Three: PortraitureDare To Draw: Module Three: PortraitureThe third part of a four module introduction to drawing.2016-06-04T22:30:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Dare To Draw: Module Three: Portraiture
 
Fantasy FlowersFantasy FlowersLearn how to create flower sculptures.2016-06-05T11:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Fantasy Flowers
 
25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Bombs, Cars, Carbuncle: The Hampton Site25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Bombs, Cars, Carbuncle: The Hampton SiteTalk given by Alan Crookham, National Gallery Research Centre Manager.2016-06-06T13:00:00+01002016-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Bombs, Cars, Carbuncle: The Hampton Site
 
25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Revival And Design In The North Galleries25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Revival And Design In The North GalleriesTour taken by Elena Greer concentrating on the north galleries.2016-06-08T13:00:00+01002016-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Revival And Design In The North Galleries
 
Welcome WednesdaysWelcome WednesdaysMessy play and storytelling for under 5s.2016-06-08T10:30:00+01002016-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Welcome Wednesdays
 
Stories Of Art: Module FourStories Of Art: Module FourA tutored session on the history of 18th and 19th century European painting.2016-06-08T14:00:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Stories Of Art: Module Four
 
The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit Of VelazquezThe Vanishing Man: In Pursuit Of VelazquezLecture given by art critic Laura Cumming and Letizia Treves, Curator of Italian and Spanish Paintings 1600-1800.2016-06-10T18:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit Of Velazquez
 
Myths And Legends: Pollaiuolo's 'Apollo And Daphne'Myths And Legends: Pollaiuolo's 'Apollo And Daphne'An in-depth study of the painting.2016-06-11T14:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Myths And Legends: Pollaiuolo's 'Apollo And Daphne'
 
Drawing DogsDrawing DogsClasses aimed at children aged 5-11.2016-06-12T11:00:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Drawing Dogs
 
25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Telling Stories Of Museum Architecture25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Telling Stories Of Museum ArchitectureTalk given by Dr Suzanne MacLeod is Director of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester.2016-06-13T13:00:00+01002016-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Telling Stories Of Museum Architecture
 
A Sting In The Tale: Is Mazza's 'Rape Of Ganymede' Immoral Or Inspired'A Sting In The Tale: Is Mazza's 'Rape Of Ganymede' Immoral Or Inspired'A talk about the subject of the painting.2016-06-15T13:00:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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A Sting In The Tale: Is Mazza's 'Rape Of Ganymede' Immoral Or Inspired'
 
Relax With PaintingsRelax With PaintingsImmerse yourself in a single painting from the collection.2016-06-16T14:00:00+01002016-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Relax With Paintings
 
Falling Idols: Art And IconoclasmFalling Idols: Art And IconoclasmTalk given by novelist and historian Dame Marina Warner.2016-06-17T18:30:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Falling Idols: Art And Iconoclasm
 
Life Drawing Salon: Velazquez And The Reclining NudeLife Drawing Salon: Velazquez And The Reclining NudeTutored art class looking at the tradition of the reclining female nude.2016-06-17T18:30:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Life Drawing Salon: Velazquez And The Reclining Nude
 
Painted In StonePainted In StoneA chance for children to try drawing stories in stone.2016-06-19T11:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Painted In Stone
 
25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Whitney Museum Of American Art: Remake25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Whitney Museum Of American Art: RemakeTalk by Mark Carroll, partner at Renzo Piano Building Workshop.2016-06-20T13:00:00+01002016-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Whitney Museum Of American Art: Remake
 
Picture Of The Month Club: Puvis De Chavannes's 'Beheading Of St John The Baptist'Picture Of The Month Club: Puvis De Chavannes's 'Beheading Of St John The Baptist'An in-depth discussion about the painting.2016-06-21T12:45:00+01002016-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Picture Of The Month Club: Puvis De Chavannes's 'Beheading Of St John The Baptist'
 
25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: The Museum As A Temple To Art25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: The Museum As A Temple To ArtTour taken by Matthew Morgan.2016-06-22T13:00:00+01002016-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: The Museum As A Temple To Art
 
Painters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to FreudPainters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to FreudPainters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to Freud Among the treasures of the National Gallery, one group of pictures stands out: the works once owned by fellow painters - the 'Painters' Paintings'. Van Dyck's Titian, Reynolds's Rembrandt, Matisse's Degas and Lucian Freud's Corot are all major works in their own right, but they have an added cachet by association with their famous owner. 2016-06-22T00:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  Admission charge tbc
DATES  22nd June to 4th September 2016
Among the treasures of the National Gallery, one group of pictures stands out: the works once owned by fellow painters - the 'Painters' Paintings'. V... More about this event
 
Painters' Paintings: From Freud To Van DyckPainters' Paintings: From Freud To Van DyckExplore the connections between artists and the paintings they possessed in an exhibition spanning over five hundred years of art history.2016-06-23T10:00:00+01002016-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Painters' Paintings: From Freud To Van Dyck
 
Painting FlowersPainting FlowersLessons in watercolour painting with artist Jo Lewis.2016-06-26T10:30:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Painting Flowers
 
Curator's Introduction: 'Painters' Paintings'Curator's Introduction: 'Painters' Paintings'A talk by the Exhibition's curator Anne Robbins.2016-06-27T13:00:00+01002016-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Curator's Introduction: 'Painters' Paintings'
 
25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Vista Paintings25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Vista PaintingsTour taken by Marc Woodhead.2016-06-29T13:00:00+01002016-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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25th Anniversary Of The Sainsbury Wing: Vista Paintings
 
Beyond CaravaggioBeyond CaravaggioBeyond Caravaggio The National Gallery hangs its Caravaggio masterpiece, 'Supper at Emmaus', alongside approximately 50 paintings by the great Italian Baroque artist so we can see him in context, at the root of an international artistic phenomenon. Using art works drawn from museums, National Trust houses and private collections throughout the UK, the exhib2016-10-12T00:00:00+01002017-01-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  Admission charge tbc
DATES  12th October 2016 to 15th January 2017
The National Gallery hangs its Caravaggio masterpiece, 'Supper at Emmaus', alongside approximately 50 paintings by the great Italian Baroque artist so we... More about this event
 
 
 

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London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Seduced By Art: Photography Past And Present

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