Events Archive 2023-24

Autumn Semester 2023

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R.B. Kitaj: London to Los Angeles

6:00pm, 14 Dec 2023 | Free, booking essential

This event will include a screening of the film made to accompany the National Gallery exhibition 'Kitaj in the Aura of Cézanne and Other Masters' followed by a panel discussion. ...

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We Are One #Iran
Short Film Festival

6:00pm, 29 Nov 2023 | £3 - £6.16

Persia Educational Foundation, Film Buzz Festival and the Courtauld Institute will host the launch of 'We Are One #Iran'. This event will include a screening and in-person panel of experts. ...


“Conserving Canvas” Evening Lecture Series

5:30pm, 24 Nov 2023 | Free, booking essential

Following on from our evening discussion on Mist Linings, we have would like to invite you to the final lecture in our Getty sponsored “Conserving Canvas” lecture series. The speakers will be Simon and Thomas Bobak and Professor Alan Cummings. ...

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5:30pm, 6 Nov 2023 | Free, booking essential

Join Dr Stephan Kemperdick and explore the identity of the sitters of the famous "Arnolfini Portrait"....

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Art Museums, the Sacred, and Theology

6:00pm, 6 Nov 2023 | Free, booking essential

This meeting of the Sacred Traditions & the Arts seminar will explore the intersections of curatorial practice, museology, critical heritage studies, and art history. ...

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Gallery Talks, Open Courtauld, Public Programmes, Research, The Courtauld Gallery

The Big Draw 2023

11:00am, 25 Oct 2023

The Courtauld is thrilled to, once again, be taking part in The Big Draw! The 2023 Big Draw Festival theme #DrawingwithSenses changes the focus from external to internal, exploring the way we personally process the world and internalise our experienc...

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The Beauty Permit

6:00pm, 19 Oct 2023 | Free, booking essential

Join David McAlmont and Robert Taylor as they discuss their exhibition 'Permissible Beauty' and the short film developed from it. ...

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The VS1: Embodiment Launch Event

22nd September 2023 | Free, booking essential

The VS1: Embodiment launch event, to be held on the 22nd September, will celebrate the opening of the 2023 East Wing Biennial. The event will include guided tours of the exhibition, performance art pieces, and talks from the exhibition directors and ...