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Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss

10:30- 12:00 Join a member of Learning team for a small group tour for visitors with hearing loss.  A portable loop system amplifies the speaker. The fm loop system can be used with headphones and is compatible with hearing aids with a T-switch. This even ...

Lecture / talk
10-Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

10:30 How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard for this free ten minute talk, including an up-close look at a decorative scrap screen- a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature pr ...

Lecture / talk
10 Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

14:30 How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard for this free ten minute talk, including an up-close look at a decorative scrap screen- a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature pr ...

Lecture / talk
Boyling Point: Meet Cartoonist Frank Boyle

18:00- 20:00 Frank Boyle is the award-winning cartoonist of the Edinburgh Evening News. His work has also appeared in Scotland on Sunday, The Herald, Daily Record and Sunday Telegraph. Like Thomas Rowlandson, his satirical commentary explores the topical ...

‘I only got one little peep’: George III’s Family and Satirical Prints

18:00- 20:00 Thomas Rowlandson and his fellow satirists often took aim at the Georgian royal family, criticising George III for his meddling in Parliament and his sons for their drinking and romantic liaisons.  But what did the King and his family think o ...

Private view / tour
Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Castiglione: Lost Genius

18:00- 20:00 (Nov- Mar) and 18:30- 20:30 (Apr- Oct) Private Evening Talk and View can be booked any day during exhibitions. £15.00 per person. Minimum 50 / booking value £750, maximum number 80. Enjoy a Private Evening Talk and View of Castiglione: Lost G ...

Private view / tour
Private Evening View for groups - Castiglione: Lost Genius

18:00- 20:00 (Nov- Mar) and 18:30- 20:30 (Apr- Oct) Private Views can be booked any day during exhibitions. Please be aware the £2.00 telephone booking transaction fee is not payable on this group visit. £12.00 per person. Minimum 50 / booking value £600 ...

Lecture / talk
Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?

12:00 and 15:00 Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant- Prints and Drawings, will draw a comparison between Humphrey Ocean’s painting Birds at Ngong and Maurice Cockrill’s exuberant Treasure as they offer interesting ways to view abstract painting ...

Lecture: Castiglione, the most original draftsman of the Baroque?

15:00 This event will have live speech-to-text transcription. Castiglione’s most distinctive works are his drawings in oil paint and his monotypes, hybrid techniques that he explored more fully than any other artist. This lecture, by  Martin Clayton, Head ...

Lecture / talk
Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione

15:00 tbc Join Timothy Standring, Gates Foundation Curator at the Denver Art Museum and co-curator of the exhibition to discuss how Castiglione’s etching The Genius of Castiglione proclaims his fame as an artist. Learning about some of the trials and trib ...