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Lunchtime talk

Take one picture: Wright of Derby's Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

Learn about the painting which inspired this year's Take One Picture exhibition
Date
Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Time
1 - 1.30 pm

About

Caroline Smith discusses Joseph Wright of Derby's painting of a science experiment in the Age of Enlightenment and explains how it inspired school children taking part in Take One Picture 2019.

Image: Joseph Wright 'of Derby', 'An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump', 1768

Speaker

Caroline Smith
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 Italian Renaissance art. Her work has included teaching art history and developing learning programmes for a range of institutions.

Lunchtime talk

Take one picture: Wright of Derby's Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

Learn about the painting which inspired this year's Take One Picture exhibition
Date
Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Time
1 - 1.30 pm

Free

Spaces are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.