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Weekday of Thursday 3 December

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, In : December 


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What: Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing
When: 5-23 December 2020, 10am-3pm Where: Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens London W2 3XA United Kingdom Tickets: Free For more info: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/whats-on/jennifer-packer/ Book here: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/tickets-jennifer-packer/ The exhibition draws out timely and necessary discussions on care, racial politics, representation, and art history, revealing Packer as one of th...


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Weekday of Monday 30 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, November 30, 2020, In : November 


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What: Artemisia at The National Gallery When: Reopening from 2 December to 24 January 2021 Where: The National Gallery Sainsbury Wing, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN Tickets: Members see all exhibitions for free.  Standard admission £20 (Artemisia tickets include Gallery entry) Book here: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/exhibitions/artemisia "I will show Your Illustrious Lordship what a woman can do" In 17th-century Europe, at a time when women artists were not easil...


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Weekday of Wednesday 11 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, In : November 


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What: Redefining Living Series: Personal Growth for Women's Leadership When: Thursday, 12 November 2020, 20:00 - 21:00 GMT Where: Online event With so many talented and qualified women to fill leadership positions, why do we find that women are still having trouble gaining ground? This challenge seems to be common amongst BAME women. Redefining Living Series takes a holistic approach by exploring how the insidious and subtle religious, cultural, and societal beliefs can inf...


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Weekday of Monday 12 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, October 12, 2020, In : October 


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What: At Home Acrylic Painting Kit
About Paintvine Drink. Paint. Just don’t drink the paint.™ You don't have to be an artist to be creative. It's ok if you've never painted anything but your walls — there is no experience necessary and fun is our only requirement. With the At Home Acrylic Painting Kit, you'll have everything you need to paint 2 of our paintings, along with full access to our Paintvine On-Demand library of paintings for 90 days, Paint anything you want...


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Weekend of Friday 25 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, September 25, 2020, In : September 


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What: HYUNDAI COMMISSION KARA WALKER at Tate Modern
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date. Fons Americanus is a 13-metre tall working fountain inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, London. Rather than a celebration of the British Empire, Walker’s fountain explores the interconnected histories of Africa, America and Europe. She uses water as a key theme, referring to the transatlantic slave ...


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Weekday of Thursday 24 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, September 24, 2020, In : September 


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What: Titian: Love, Desire, Death at The National Gallery
In 1551, Prince Philip of Spain, the future King Philip II, commissioned Titian, the most famous painter in Europe, to produce a group of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’. In this exhibition you can explore Titian’s sensuous interpretation of Classical myths of love, temptation, and punishment. It reunites all six paintings in the series, from Boston...


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Weekday of Wednesday 23 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, In : September 


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What: Members Online talk and Q&A: Happy families - The National Gallery Caroline Smith discusses the portrayal of families in some of our paintings Join Caroline Smith from the National Gallery's Learning department to explore the ways artists have shown family groups both conventional and dysfunctional. Caroline Smith is our Programmer for Schools and Teachers and has lectured at the Gallery since 2003. She studied at the University of London, specialising in Early Italia...


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Weekend of Friday 14 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, August 14, 2020, In : August 


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What: Visit the Painted Hall in Greenwich The iconic Old Royal Naval College, part of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site, reopened on 13 July, once again offering public access to its buildings and expansive grounds. The magnificent Painted Hall, King William Undercroft and interpretation gallery are now open with limited tickets each day, so advanced booking is recommended. Cost: £11 Opening times: The grounds will be open daily from 7am-7pm, while The Paint...


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Weekday of Wednesday 12 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, In : August 


Flash Briefings
What: Visit Guildhall Art Gallery When: Guildhall Art Gallery will reopen on Saturday 1 August, for weekends only. The Gallery shows a changing display of about 250 artworks from its collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture, in addition to a programme of temporary exhibitions. The Gallery is also responsible for significant works of art held elsewhere including the monuments in the Guildhall, statues in the Old Bailey and further sculptures and the Harold Samuel Collec...


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Weekday of Thursday 30 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, July 30, 2020, In : July 


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THE ROYAL ACADEMY The Royal Academy of Arts, or as it is often abbreviated, the RA, was founded in 1768 by a group of artists headed by portrait painter Joshua Reynolds. Under Reynolds, the academy functioned as a school aimed at teaching drawing, painting, and sculpture to young artists. It was in 1868 where the RA made its final move to permanent quarters at Burlington House where it remains today. The largest work in the Collection is a series of three murals by Sir James T...


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Weekday of Wednesday 22 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, In : July 


Flash Briefings
Somerset House reopening
What: Somerset House has re-opened to visitors. This includes the critically acclaimed free exhibition Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi extended through the summer, the magnificent courtyard, and the on-site café Hej (takeaway only). Re-opening plans meet all current government guidelines, which will be reviewed and updated regularly. It’s a beautiful building and is a popular film location. You may recognise it as the London home of t...


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Weekday of Thursday 16 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, July 16, 2020, In : July 

Flash Briefings The Garden Museum The Garden Museum has now reopened. It explores and celebrates British gardens and gardening through its collection, temporary exhibitions, events and garden.


The museum was founded in order to rescue from demolition the abandoned ancient church of St Mary's, the burial place of John Tradescant (c1570-1638), the first great gardener and plant-hunter in British history.


There is a permanent display of paintings, tools, ephemera and historic artefacts which give...


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Weekday of Monday 13 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, July 13, 2020, In : July 

Flash Briefings

The National Gallery has now reopened.
'Titian: Love, Desire, Death' Exhibition which reunites his Classical painting series for the first time in over 400 years.
See masterpieces by Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi and more in the newly-opened Julia and Hans Rausing room, one of the largest rooms in the Gallery, room 32.
All visits, including to see the collection, now need to be booked online, in advance here: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/visiting/plan-your-visit  ...


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