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What do you know about the halo?

Members' talk and Q&A

Join us to explore the origins of the halo and its depiction in National Gallery paintings
Date
Friday, 21 January 2022
Time
4 - 5 pm GMT
Audience
Members
Available online only

About

Where did halos originate from? How are they represented in art? And what meanings do they convey?

Join Gallery Educator Katy Tarbard to discover more about one of the most recognisable symbols in art history.

Following the talk, Katy can answer any questions you may have in a live Q&A.

Image: Detail from Jacopo di Cione and workshop, 'Adoring Saints: Left Main Tier Panel', 1370-1

Speaker

Katy Tarbard is a Gallery Educator with a decade of teaching and programming experience in our Education Department, and has taught at Bishopsgate and County Hall Gallery in London. Her areas of interest are the Italian Renaissance and British 19th-century paintings.
Talks & conversations

What do you know about the halo?

Members' talk and Q&A

Join us to explore the origins of the halo and its depiction in National Gallery paintings
Date
Friday, 21 January 2022
Time
4 - 5 pm GMT
Audience
Members
Available online only

Online tickets

Free

This is an online talk, exclusive to Members, hosted on Zoom

Members, please book a ticket to access this event. You will receive an E-ticket with instructions on how to access your online events, films and resources via your National Gallery account. 

Please note, only one ticket can be booked per account. Bookings close one hour before the event begins. 

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