How do we make sense of the natural world around us? When we look at the night sky do we ever ask how the stars were formed?
For millennia we have tried to explain both the celestial and terrestrial worlds through myths and stories. Tintoretto’s painting puts into visual form a story of the creation of the Milky Way, asking us to use our imagination to engage with the unknown.
Join storyteller Olivia Armstrong in an imaginative exploration of this majestic painting.
Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.