Exclusive to Friends: Free guided tours to exhibitions at the Courtauld Institute of Art (plus one guest each).

The Road to Byzantium: Luxury Arts of Antiquity
Hermitage Rooms, Somerset House
Monday 22 May, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Evening Guided Tour and Champagne Reception
The Chairman of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Nicholas Ferguson, will host a champagne reception in the Hermitage Rooms before and after a guided tour of the exhibition with co-curators Dr Antony Eastmond and Dr Peter Stewart of the Courtauld Institute of Art. The evening will be further enhanced with live music.
Tickets: £15 for Friends and £17.50 for non Friends

New Architecture in the City of London
A City Walk starting at Paternoster Square, London EC1
Wednesday 7 June, 11am – 1.30pm
Guided Walk with a break for coffee
We are delighted that Anna Fenn, Courtauld alumna and Blue Badge Guide, will give us a guided walk revealing new architecture in the City of London. We will look at some of the City’s iconic new buildings including work by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Nicholas Grimshaw.
Tickets: £10 for Friends and £12 for non Friends
London Skyline with 30 St Mary Ax. Photo: Grant Smith

Rembrandt & Co: Art and Business in the Uylenburgh Studio
Rembrandt, Portrait of a Man Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, SE21
Thursday 15 June, 2 – 3pm, Guided Tour
Dr Joanna Woodall, from the Courtauld Institute, will guide us through this exhibition, which commemorates the 400th anniversary of the birth of Rembrandt and one of the most important art dealerships in 17th-century Amsterdam, that of Hendrick Uylenburgh and his son Gerrit .
Tickets: £12 for Friends and £15 for non Friends

Oskar Kokoschka: The Prometheus Triptych
Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery
Tuesday 4th July at 11am, FREE Guided Tour exclusive to Friends
The monumental Prometheus Triptych (1950) is one of Kokoschka’s most important and ambitious works, consisting of three enormous canvases, which have not been on public display for over a decade. Dr Barnaby Wright, Curator of the exhibition will explore the background to the painting’s commission, as well as the work’s potent artistic and political concerns.

Wallace Collection,
Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1
Tuesday 26th September at 11am, Guided Tour of the Permanent Collection
Among the treasures of the Wallace Collection are its collections of French 18th-century pictures, porcelain and furniture, 17th-century paintings and armoury of the world. We are delighted that Dr Katie Scott, expert at the Courtauld Institute in 17th and 18th-century French art, architecture and decoration, will give us a guided tour of the highlights of the permanent collection.
Tickets: £10 for Friends and £12 for non Friends

The Friends enjoy priority booking for all events. As places on each event are limited please book early to avoid disappointment.
To book, please use booking form or contact Pia Rainey on 020 7848 1448 and pay by credit card or Email: friends@courtauld.ac.uk

View a list of Friends’ events
A list of all other events, workshops, lectures, conferences and talks at the Courtauld can be viewed under Research Forum, Conferences & Events and Study programmes .

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