The shadow of the evening

Date and time

Friday 21 April, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Guided Tour Meeting Point

Olivia Armstrong


£12/£10 conc. /£8 Members


Sit, relax, and enjoy the spellbinding story of Michelangelo’s creative
friendship with Sebastiano and his intense rivalry with Raphael.

In a closed-off room in the Gallery, Olivia Armstrong will reveal how these influential relationships spurred Michelangelo towards ever greater heights of achievement. 

Image above: Sebastiano del Piombo, The Madonna and Child with Saints and a Donor, 1517