Close Encounters

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Close Encounters

Close Encounters

Dates: Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 March 2023
Times: 14.00–16.00 BST
Location: Theatre and galleries, at the museum
Tutor: Jo Rhymer 

Description: Develop ways to prolong your interest and enjoyment of Western European paintings. Using visual analysis skills, we’ll investigate a small but varied selection of works to help increase your familiarity with the Wallace Collection, and to introduce new ideas to engage with art beyond the course. Our exploration will include works by artists Crivelli, Hals, Lawrence and Nattier.

We’ll focus mainly on paintings that depict a form of encounter. In considering this theme, we’ll also explore our own potential role in relation to what is depicted. Encountering art at first hand can be a unique and rewarding experience, so each session’s illustrated talk will be followed by an intimate gallery tour.

Read the full course description here.

Joining Information and Format: This course will take place in person in the Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, and galleries at the Wallace Collection. The course involves some walking and standing during gallery tours.


Date & Times

Date Start Time End Time
28/03/2023 14:00 16:00

Ticket Information

Ticket type Price
At the Museum (Standard) £80
At the Museum (Concession) £77
At the Museum (Members) £70
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