Italian Renaissance insights:
sixth-form study sessions
Thursdays 29 April & 1 July, 14.00–16.30
These study sessions include presentations by a curator, artist and conservator, placing the exhibition in the context of the Italian Renaissance, and a chance to explore the exhibition and try out original drawing materials.
The sessions support History of Art AS and A2 syllabuses and will also be of interest to Art and Design students.
For students aged 16–19
Free, booking required
Drawing visits for university students
Thursdays 6, 13 May & 1 July
10.00–11.00 for undergraduates Thursdays 8 & 15 July, 10.00–11.00
for postgraduates and tutors
Accredited art students who wish to draw in the exhibition can gain free admission to Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance drawings.
On booking please quote the college, university or institute to which you are accredited and bring your own dry materials and stool.
Proof of student ID required on the day
Free, booking essential
Open University study day: Renaissance art reconsidered
Saturday 15 May, 10.30–16.30
Listen to British Museum staff discuss Renaissance drawing and workshop practice, medal-making, patronage and graphic arts. Topics include Dürer and Venice on the eve of the Golden Age, the function of Michelangelo’s drawing, the Renaissance printing revolution, and the transmission of Italian Renaissance forms via France to Henry VIII’s England.
Open to all members of the public,
and complements Open University course AA315.
£20, no concessions