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Exhibitions & Events, Galleries & Museums

National Gallery – Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece

Exhibition Dates: 9 November – 26 January
2FOR1 Admission: £18 weekdays, £20 weekends

The secrets of Leonardo’s masterpiece are revealed in four distinct spaces. Each space invites you to look at ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’ in a new way.

The mind of Leonardo: Start your journey in a landscape populated by the thoughts and ideas of Leonardo as he sets about painting ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’.

The studio: Discover the secrets only science and conservation can reveal in this projection-filled space which unlocks the mysteries of how ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’ was painted and reveals the lost composition hidden beneath the painted surface.

The light and shadow experiment: Take part in the room-sized experiment to discover the dramatic effects of light and shadow on Leonardo’s composition for ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’.

The imagined chapel: At the end of your journey, you will come face to face with the original masterpiece where it hangs on the walls of an imagined chapel for you to contemplate how ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’ might have appeared in its original setting as part of an elaborate altarpiece.

OFFER TIMES:

9 November – 26 January

Daily 10.00-18.00, Friday until 21.00.

Opening times may vary. Please check website for details.

Access Information

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Phone Number

020 7747 2885

Posted on January 06 2020

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