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Stories of art

Module three: 1500–1600

Discover Renaissance paintings by artists including Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian.
Date
Various dates
  • Wednesday, 8 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 15 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 22 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 29 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 5 February 2020
  • Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Time
2 - 4 pm

About

Join National Gallery experts for a lecture-based course using our collection to explore key themes such as faith, artists’ materials, society, and stories in art.

Image: Detail from Titian, 'Bacchus and Ariadne', 1520-3

Special tour option

People enrolling onto the entire module have the option of also purchasing 60-minute Gallery tours of relevant paintings held after each week's session. (4.15–5.15pm).

Places are limited. 

Stories of art

The full Stories of art course consists of six modules, although each module stands alone. 

Stories of art is ideal anyone looking for an introduction to art history or who wants to consolidate their knowledge of paintings from about 1250 to 1925.

We provide optional exercises for those who are interested in additional study.

Your tutor

Dr Richard Stemp lectures on art history and guides throughout London and across Europe. His London specialities are the National Gallery, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, the Wallace Collection and Buckingham Palace.

He has written books on the Italian Renaissance and Churches & Cathedrals, as well as presented two series for Channel 4 TV, “Art in the National Gallery” and “Tate Modern”.

Courses

Stories of art

Module three: 1500–1600

Discover Renaissance paintings by artists including Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian.
Date
Various dates
  • Wednesday, 8 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 15 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 22 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 29 January 2020
  • Wednesday, 5 February 2020
  • Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Time
2 - 4 pm

Tickets

Attend individual session

Standard: £30
Concessions: £28

Attend all 6 sessions

Standard: £150
Concessions: £144

Buy Stories of art

Buy all six modules of Stories of art and save.

Standard: £900
Concessions: £864

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Stories of art
Module three: 1500–1600

Standard: £30
Concessions: £28