Stories of art: Module three: 1500–1600

A modular introduction to art history

Date and time

Tuesday 10, 17, 24, 31 January, &  7, 14 February, 2–4pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Richard Stemp


£100/£80 conc./£70 Members

Explore the art of the High Renaissance, including paintings by Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael.

Stories of art

A modular introduction to art history using the Gallery’s collection to explore key themes and stories in art. This course is ideal for people with some existing knowledge of art history.

The National Gallery’s collection reveals many stories about art history. Enrich your understanding of them by signing up for this modular course. Gallery experts including curators, conservators, educators, archivists, and scientists will share their knowledge with you; sessions are structured around key themes such as faith, artists’ materials, society and stories.

The full course consists of six modules, although each module stands alone:

Image above: Detail from Michelangelo, 'The Manchester Madonna', about 1497