Wednesday, 9 November 2022

The National Gallery - What's new for November


Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Umbrellas, about 1881-6 © The National Gallery, London

What's new in November

We have a cracking line-up of events, exhibitions and videos to delve into this month. Travel across the world with Winslow Homer in a short course or take a trip to a wintry wonderland for a festive musical performance. 

Plus, don't miss the return of two Turner masterpieces in a special free exhibition, now open.

Just opened: Turner

Be dazzled by Turner's radical approach to colour, light and brushwork as two ground-breaking paintings return to the Gallery for the first time in a century.

'Turner on Tour'
Until 19 February

Courses and performances

Winslow Homer: North America, Europe and the Caribbean world

Explore the career, art and legacy of Winslow Homer through in-depth lectures, interactive close-looking and contemporary debate.

Every Monday, 7 – 21 November
3 pm
Tickets £60
In Gallery

A Picture Perfect Christmas play

Step into a wintry wonderland this festive season as we bring a famous Dutch painting to life in a special musical theatre performance. Expect songs, dancing, and plenty of Christmas cheer.

Various dates and times from 26 November
Tickets £15
In Gallery

Catalogues © The National Gallery Company, London

Homer and Freud

See two blockbuster shows in one visit! Embrace the power of nature with Winslow Homer and explore a lifetime of work in our Lucian Freud exhibition.

Become a Member today and enjoy both for free.

Latest videos

Picture of the month

Award-winning Poet Yomi แนขode responds to themes of grief, loss and resilience in Caravaggio's 'The Supper at Emmaus', November's picture.

Duration: 6 minutes

© The National Gallery, London

Freud's paintings of queer and marginalised bodies

Art historian Gregory Salter considers Freud's nudes in the context of British queer and political history in the 1980s and 90s.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Umbrellas, about 1881-6 © The National Gallery, London

Help shape our future

As we celebrate Legacy Awareness Month, see how you can have a lasting impact on the work of the Gallery through gifts in wills – supporting our programme of education and conservation, as well as acquisitions.