Friday 5 February 2021

The National Gallery - What's new for February


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Detail from Peter Paul Rubens, 'An Autumn Landscape with a View of Het Steen in the Early Morning', probably 1636 © The National Gallery, London

New this month

Explore the latest online events and videos to enjoy at home, including a new module of our popular Stories of art course and February's Picture of the month.

Detail from Pieter de Hooch, 'The Courtyard of a House in Delft', 1658 ©️ The National Gallery, London

Stories of art

Discover 17th-century Baroque and Dutch painting scenes by artists like Caravaggio, Rubens, Velázquez and Vermeer. Enjoy all six sessions for £75.

Every Wednesday
24 February – 31 March
5.30pm – 7.30pm  

Online events

Detail from Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, 'Boy bitten by a Lizard', about 1594-5 © The National Gallery, London

Where we belong

Curators, artists and museum professionals lead a highlights tour of our collection for LGBT+ History Month, including works from Michelangelo, Titian and Caravaggio.

Friday 12 February

Detail from Harold Offeh, Selfie Choreography. Workshop, Eastside Projects 2020. Photo: Ashley Carr

Unexpected views

Hear from multimedia artist Harold Offeh as he compares the themes of representation and masculinity, found in Botticelli's Venus and Mars, to his own work.

Wednesday 17 February

Latest videos

Detail from Willem Koekkoek, 'View of Oudewater', about 1867 © The National Gallery, London

Picture of the month

Savour the details of everyday life in a Dutch town in February’s picture, as chosen by you.

Detail from Cosimo Tura, 'A Muse (Calliope?)', probably 1455-60 © The National Gallery, London

10-minute talk

Why were Muses considered dangerous in the 15th century? Investigate Tura’s painting in this 10-minute video.

Games and puzzles © The National Gallery Company, London

Home entertainment

Discover our range of games, test your art knowledge or bring our paintings to life with micro jigsaw puzzles.

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