Image: Self-Portrait Drawing at the Window © The Trustees of the British Museum.
To mark the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606–1669) and our stunning new exhibition Rembrandt: Etchings from the British Museum, we are hosting a special afternoon of talks.
Join a member of our curatorial team in the exhibition space from 1pm for an informal tour of the gallery, with an opportunity to ask questions and gain a unique insight into the works on display. Following the gallery visit head to the Victorian Lecture Theatre for a number of illustrated talks exploring the life, works and practice of one of the most recognised and admired artists of all time.
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Olenka Horbatsch, Print Curator: Northern European Prints at the British Museum, will be the one of the speakers at the afternoon. Dr Horbatsch specialises in Dutch, Flemish and German prints and drawing, circa 1450-1850 and is a foremost authority on Rembrandt’s etchings.
Sunday 27 October, from 1pm. Talks begin at 2pm. Further speakers, topics and timings to be confirmed:
1pm Member of Tullie House curatorial team available in Rembrandt: Etchings from the British Museum
1pm Function Room open to ticket holders
2pm Bill Cummings - 17th Century Dutch print making and the etching process
2.45pm Refreshment break
3pm Dr Olenka Horbatsch - Rembrandt’s Innovative Impressions
Tickets: £15 (student and member ticket £12)
Ticket includes admission to the exhibition (1pm – 2pm), tea and coffee and all talks. Places are limited, booking is highly recommended.
Tickets are available via Skiddle. To avoid the online booking fee please call the Box Office on 01228 618700 to secure your place.