FREE!! Join us weekly to appreciate paintings of all styles, together!

When: Every Tuesday 11am-12noon

How do we learn to "look at" and understand a painting? Join us weekly to learn more about paintings from different eras and of different styles, led by our knowledgeable volunteer hosts.  Share your ideas too if you'd like!

Examples of recent guest speakers:

Nick Pace is an artist and National Gallery Educator. Nick is a specialist in Old Master techniques and studio practices. He regularly exhibits at the Royal Academy Summer Show and most recently at the Jerwood Gallery.

Bethan Durie is a National Gallery Educator. After completing an MA at the Royal College of Art, Bethan went on to work in the learning departments of the Victoria & Albert Museum, Garden Museum, and most recently at the National Gallery. Her specialisms include design, contemporary illustration, and printmaking.

How to take part? You'll need to book a place - email our Activities Team to let us know you would like to attend

Need help to join using Zoom?

You'll simply need to click on the Zoom link at the time of the session, and follow the prompts. For further help getting familiar and getting started with Zoom, please see our website.

Can my friends join? 

The activities are open to adults of all ages, and we'd look forward to welcoming your friends. They'd need to be registered with Age UK Islington to take part - to register, contact our helpline on 020 7281 6018 /

"Join us to appreciate and learn more about different styles of paintings from your computer, tablet or smartphone!"

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Age UK Islington Activities Co-ordinator