Exhibition Special Events

Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence
The Courtauld wedding chests


Curator Caroline Campbell

Wednesday 4 March, 1 April and 29 April 2009, 17.15 – 18.00

These exhibition talks are followed by a drinks reception and further discussion.
Free with admission

Visitors in front of a Renaissance polyptich

Every Sunday 15 February – 17 May 2009, 15.00 –15.45
(Please note there will be no Sunday Tour on 12 April)

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


Visitor looking at a Renaissance painting

Friday 20 February, 13 March, 3 April, 24 April, 1 May and 15 May 2009, 13.15 13.30

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

Wedding chest panel depicting acrobats

Saturday 9 May 2009, 10.00 – 15.00

Immerse yourself in early Renaissance life in Florence: explore aspects of art, luxury, fashion and domesticity in elite circles and rediscover the love poetry that offers a poignant contrast to matrimonial arrangements in Florentine patrician society. More

£35 (concessions £30)

Advance booking necessary: Tel. 020 7848 2678.



Wedding scene

Thursday 26 February 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.

Booking essential: joff.whitten@courtauld.ac.uk

Tel. 020 7848 2705

Free entry for state registered teachers



Visitors looking at a wedding chest

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 2705.