The origins of the Altarpiece of the Virgin Mary

Monday 10 September, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Elena Greer

Admission free, donations welcome

Join us to explore the surprising Northern European origins of the imagery of the Altarpiece of the Virgin Mary

Learn about the cultural exchanges that took place between Venice and the Dalmatian coast in the 14th century.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust

Image above: Detail from unknown Dalmatian/Venetian artist, Helsinus saved from a Shipwreck; A French Canon drowned, about 1400