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January 2022: Men of the Docks
We start the year with George Bellows's icy scene of New York dockworkers
Tiepolo's 'Allegory with Venus and Time'
Letizia Treves, James and Sarah Sassoon Curator of Later 17th-Century Paintings looks up at Tiepolo's colourful ceiling painting
Zadie Xa and Benito Mayor Vallejo on Poussin's 'Adoration of the Golden Calf'
Contemporary artists Zadie Xa and Benito Mayor Vallejo discuss one of Poussin's greatest works with curator Priyesh Mistry
Restoring Piero della Francesca's 'Nativity'
Caroline Campbell and Jill Dunkerton discuss the conservation of Piero della Francesca's miraculous Christmas scene
Our Conservation Fellow, Kendall Francis takes a closer look at indigo, a blue dye and pigment extracted from the leaves of plants, and how it is used and represented in paintings in our collection.
December 2021: A Scene on the Ice near a Town
By popular demand – Avercamp's festive scene has been voted your picture of the month
Murillo's 'Self Portrait'
CEEH Curatorial Fellow in Spanish Paintings Daniel Sobrino Ralston goes behind the frame
Cleaning 150-year-old varnish from a Frans Hals portrait
Paul Ackroyd cleans a portrait that has not been restored since 1876
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Behind the scenes

Find out what happens behind closed doors in this series of films that look at how we care for and conserve our paintings.

Go behind the scenes in Conservation.

Women artists in the collection

Trailblazers and rule-breakers; discover some of the female artists in the collection including Artemisia Gentileschi, Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun and Rosa Bonheur.

Learn more about women in the collection.

One painting, many voices

From recreating 'Mr and Mrs Andrews' for a wedding invitation to adapting a Titian for the cover of a top-selling album, find out how one painting can mean very different things to different people.

Discover one painting, many voices.

'Flowers in a Terracotta Vase'

Jan van Huysum's 'Flowers in a Terracotta Vase' travelled across the UK to a series of unexpected locations, including a food bank, walled garden and covered market. See how people responded to the painting in our short films. 

Watch our 'Flowers in a Terracotta Vase' series.  

Read and watch our highlight series below or browse our archive of features and films

Make and create

Get stuck in with online art tutorials you can follow at home.

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A curated look

Short talks from our curators, filmed from their homes for you to enjoy in yours.

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5-minute meditation

Let go of thoughts of the past and worries for the future with a mindful look at one painting.

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On-demand films for Members
Exclusive films for Members to watch on-demand
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Latest films

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