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Showcase Week: The Nude

The Courtauld Prints and Drawings Room Presents… The week of the 13 – 17 October is an exciting time for the Prints and Drawings Room. For one week only the staff have selected five of our most striking works on paper featuring the nude for public viewing. Between 1.30pm and 5pm our doors are openRead more

Pinterest competition: Click, connect, and construct.

Meghan Goodeve, Oak Foundation Young People’s Programme Coordinator. This September we are launching a competition for students aged 16 to 19 years to click, connect, and construct a Pinterest board! Developed in partnership with further education and sixth form tutors, this Pinterest project is centred on 20th century art historian Aby Warburg. Pinterest is aRead more

Belle Époque: Music and Art

Tempe Nell, Public Programmes at The Courtauld Gallery The period between 1870 and 1914 has been called by some La Belle Époque – or the Beautiful Era – a time when Paris grew as a hive of musical, literary and artistic activity. French and international composers, artists and writers congregated in the bohemian cafes andRead more

Silver Stories

Every object tells a story. The Courtauld’s collection of 18th century silver is comprised of pieces designed and made by three generations of Courtauld silversmiths. They were the ancestors of Samuel Courtauld, one of the founders of The Courtauld Institute of Art. The silver has been redisplayed in new cases, thanks to the generosity ofRead more