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OB Tour of the Courtauld Gallery and Lunch

May 25 | 11:00 - 16:00

We are delighted to invite Old Bedfordians and their guests to visit The Courtauld Gallery, one of London’s must-see art museums, on Thursday 25th May.

Hosted by Dr Barnaby Wright (84-93), Daniel Katz Curator of 20th Century Art, we will arrive at 11am for coffee, before being taken on a tour of the Gallery at 11.30am by Dr Wright. We will then enjoy lunch together, before exploring the Gallery at our own pace. 

The Courtauld Gallery’s collection stretches from the early Renaissance into the 20th century and is displayed in the elegant setting of Somerset House, one of the city’s most dynamic cultural venues. The Gallery is particularly renowned for its unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh and Gauguin and the largest collection of Cézannes in the UK. The Gallery also holds an outstanding collection of drawings and prints and fine works of sculpture and decorative arts. Find out more about the Gallery here.

The cost for this event will be £21 per person (plus £1 online booking fee). Friends of the Courtauld Gallery will receive free admission to the Gallery bringing the cost down to £16 (plus £1 online booking fee). This covers admission and a tour of the Gallery and a two-course lunch. A vegetarian option is also available, please inform us of any dietary requirements when filling in the booking form.  Hot and cold drinks will be available to purchase at the Gallery. Should you have any queries about this event, please contact the OB Club office on obclub@bedfordschool.org.uk

Booking for this event is now closed.

 

Venue

Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 0RN
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