Stories of art: Module one: 1250–1400

Wednesday 20, 27 September, 4, 11, 18, 25 October 2–4pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Siân Walters

£150/£125 conc./£100 Members

Explore Medieval and Early Renaissance painting such as the Wilton Diptych, and the art of Duccio, Giotto, and Jacopo di Cione.

Stories of art

A modular introduction to art history using the Gallery’s collection to explore key themes and stories in art. This course is ideal for people with some existing knowledge of art history.

The National Gallery Collection reveals many stories about art. Enrich your understanding of them by signing up for this modular course. Gallery experts including curators, conservators, educators, archivists, and scientists will share their knowledge with you; sessions are structured around key themes such as faith, artists’ materials, society, and stories.

The full course consists of six modules, although each module stands alone:

  • Module one: 1250–1400 (20 September – 25 October 2017).
    Tutor: Siân Walters
  • Module two: 1400–1500 (15 November – 20 December 2017).
    Tutor: Siân Walters
  • Module three: 1500–1600 (10 January – 4 February 2018).
    Tutor: Richard Stemp
  • Module four: 1600–1700 (21 February – 28 March 2018).
    Tutor: Linda Bolton
  • Module five: 1700–1800 (11 April – 16 May 2018). Tutor: Richard Stemp
  • Module six: 1800–1925 (starts 30 May – 4 July 2018). Tutor: Karly Allen

Image above: English or French artist (?), The Wilton Diptych, about 1395–9