Stories of art: Module one: 1250–1400

Date and time

Tuesdays 13, 20, 27 September & 4, 11, 18 October, 2–4pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Siân Walters


£100/£80 conc./£70 Members

Gain insight into early Renaissance painting, including the art of Duccio and di Cione, and works such as the Wilton Diptych.

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:

  • Module one: 1250-1400 (starts September 2016)
  • Module two: 1400–1500 (starts November 2016)
  • Module three: 1500–1600 (starts January 2017)
  • Module four: 1600–1700 (starts February 2017)
  • Module five: 1700–1800 (starts April 2017)
  • Module six: 1800–1914 (starts June 2017)

Image above: Detail from English or French (?), The Wilton Diptych, about 1395-9