Exhibition Special Events

Paths to Fame:
Turner Watercolours from The Courtauld

Wednesday 19 November, 17 December 2008 and 7 January 2009, 17.15 18.00
These exhibition talks are followed by a drinks reception and further discussion.
Free with admission

Two visitors in The Courtauld Gallery

Every Sunday 2 November 21 December 2008 and 4 25 January 2009, 15.00 – 15.45

Highlights of the Turner exhibition and other works from the collection presented by research students from The Courtauld Institute of Art.
Free with admission


Friday 7 November / 28 November / 12 December 2008 / 9 January / 23 January 2009, 13.15 – 13.30

Students from The Courtauld Institute of Art talk about different aspects of the exhibition.

Free with admission


Turner: Storm on Margate Sands

Saturday 17 January 2009, 9.30 – 13.45

A study day for Turner specialists and the general public alike. Investigate the artist’s travels in Britain and abroad, explore Turner’s skilful orchestration of his artistic reputation and follow the development of a number of important watercolour compositions from sketch to finished watercolour and published print.

Speakers include Courtauld Gallery curator Joanna Selborne and Turner specialists Nicola Moorby, Cecilia Powell and Sam Smiles.

£35 (concessions £30)

Advance booking necessary: Tel. 020 7848 2678.


Thursday 6 November 2008, 17.15

Join us for a curator’s talk in the exhibition and find out about The Courtauld Gallery’s schools programme. Teachers will receive a free resource pack. Followed by a discussion and a drinks reception.

Free entry for state registered teachers
Booking essential: joff.whitten@courtauld.ac.uk

Tel. 020 7848 2705


School group in the Gallery

The Courtauld Gallery Public Programmes offer a wide variety of workshops, tours and self-guided resources for schools and college groups.

For further information or to make a booking, contact education@courtauld.ac.uk or call 020 7848 1058.