The Gallery at War

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The Gallery at War

Date and time

Friday 8 November, 6.30–8pm

The National Café

Alan Crookham

Tickets

£32/£26 concessions - advance booking advised

Meet in the National Café bar area

Fully booked

Take a tour with our archivist Alan Crookham, the Gallery's Research Centre Manager, to explore the phenomenal resilience, quirky inventiveness and cunning preservation strategies of the Gallery during the Second World War. 'The Gallery at War' offers a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and explore our rich archive of images of the Gallery at this time.

Friday Late Social

Start your weekend here. Join National Gallery experts for a glass of wine in the café followed by a talk in the Gallery. Present your ticket in the café after the event and you will receive a 25% discount on food and a complimentary glass of wine.

Image above: Detail from The National Gallery Canteen during the War © The Imperial War Museum, London

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