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Lunchtime Lecture: Vera Brittain and the First World War

Lunchtime Lecture: Vera Brittain and the First World War

  • Lecture

5 March 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Mark Bostridge, the leading authority on Vera Brittain, explores the effects that the First World War had on her, both in terms of her personal life and on her development as a writer.

Seats for our lunchtime lectures are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.
Doors open at 12.30pm

Lecture: Sargent in Paris, 1874-1886

Lecture: Sargent in Paris, 1874-1886

A part of Late Shift
12 March 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Richard Ormond, curator of Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, investigates his great uncle’s training in Paris.

Lunchtime Lecture: Sargent and Impressionism in England

Lunchtime Lecture: Sargent and Impressionism in England

  • Lecture

19 March 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Scholar Elaine Kilmurray looks at Sargent’s most sustained experiments with French Impressionism, which took place in an artists’ colony in the heart of the English countryside in the mid 1880s. 

Seats for our lunchtime lectures are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.
Doors open at 12.30pm

Lecture: Napoleon and Wellington

Lecture: Napoleon and Wellington

A part of Late Shift
19 March 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Historian Andrew Roberts investigates the relationship between Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington.

Lecture: Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits

Lecture: Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
26 March 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Assistant Curator Lucy Wood reflects on the life and work of the 20th century painter Jack Smith.

Lunchtime Lecture: Artistic Commemorations of the Battle of Waterloo

Lunchtime Lecture: Artistic Commemorations of the Battle of Waterloo

  • Lecture

2 April 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Paul Cox, curator of Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions, explores the efforts to commemorate Wellington’s victory at Waterloo through officially commissioned and commercially produced works of art in a variety of media.

Seats for our lunchtime lectures are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.
Doors open at 12.30pm

Lecture: Spitalfields Nippers

Lecture: Spitalfields Nippers

A part of Late Shift
2 April 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

The Gentle Author, creator of the daily blog Spitalfields Life, introduces Horace Warner’s Spitalfields Nippers.

Lecture: The King's Bed: Sex, Power and the Court of Charles II

Lecture: The King's Bed: Sex, Power and the Court of Charles II

A part of Late Shift
9 April 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

The private life of Charles II was anything but private.  His amorous liaisons were largely conducted in royal palaces surrounded by friends, courtiers and hundreds of servants and soldiers. 

Lunchtime Lecture: Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince

Lunchtime Lecture: Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince

  • Lecture

16 April 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Biographer Lisa Hilton reassesses the reign of Elizabeth I, an exceptional ruler who saw herself primarily as a Renaissance prince descended from a triumphant line of princes.

Seats for our lunchtime lectures are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.
Doors open at 12.30pm

Lecture: Discovering Cornelius Johnson: Charles I’s Other Portraitist

Lecture: Discovering Cornelius Johnson: Charles I’s Other Portraitist

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
16 April 2015, 19:00
Room 5
Free

Karen Hearn, curator of Charles I’s Forgotten Painter, introduces Cornelius Johnson, the King’s little-known ‘picture-drawer’.

Lunchtime Lecture: John Singer Sargent and his Picture Frames

Lunchtime Lecture: John Singer Sargent and his Picture Frames

  • Lecture

7 May 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Research Fellow Jacob Simon tells the story of framing in four cities.

Seats for our lunchtime lectures are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.
Doors open at 12.30pm

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join Queer Perspectives resident artist Sadie Lee as she talks to her special guest about works in the Collection which have a personal resonance.

Lecture: Sargent’s Methods for Painting Portraits

Lecture: Sargent’s Methods for Painting Portraits

A part of Late Shift
14 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Tate Paintings Conservator, Rebecca Hellen, and Tate Conservation Scientist, Dr Joyce Townsend, share recent research into key works by Sargent in Tate’s collection

Lunchtime Lecture: The ‘dusk of disproportionate passion’: Henry James’s Garden Room in Rye and Tilling

Lunchtime Lecture: The ‘dusk of disproportionate passion’: Henry James’s Garden Room in Rye and Tilling

  • Lecture

21 May 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

In 1896, Henry James became captivated by Lamb House in Rye, a Georgian red brick with a unique, bow-windowed garden room.

Seats for our lunchtime lectures are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.
Doors open at 12.30pm

Photo London

Photo London

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
21 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Further details and booking information to follow.

Join us for two evening sessions on portraiture chaired by Phillip Prodger, Head of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery.

Lecture: The Africans of Georgian Britain: Active Agents of Change

Lecture: The Africans of Georgian Britain: Active Agents of Change

A part of Late Shift
28 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Historian Onyeka tells the untold story of Africans in Georgian Britain and the role they played in the development of society. 

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