Module three: 1500–1600
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.
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.
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”.
Stories of art takes place on the following Wednesdays