Saturday Gallery Talks
Informal talks on aspects of the exhibition last approximately 40 minutes and are free with an admission ticket purchased on the day.
25 January at 15.00
Coffee with de Chirico, a Memoir
8 February at 15.00
De Chirico in Context
22 February at 15.00
The Disquieting Muses: Repetition and Controversy in de Chirico’s Art
Hannah McGivern, Independent researcher
8 March at 15.00
De Chirico’s Archaeological Metaphor: The Artist as Excavator
Anne Greeley, Assistant Professor of Art History, Indiana Wesleyan University
Adult Art Class
Monday 24 February
Sketching and Sculpting Dreams and Enigmas
With artist Nicholas Hatfull, explore the technique of using drawings from dreams or memories to create sculptures.
Monday 24 March
The Figure as a City
Create your own metaphysical figures using collage, drawing and painting with artist Thomasina Smith.
£10, £8 members. Book on 020 7704 9522 or email email@example.com.
De Chirico and Architecture – Tracing the link
Tuesday 4 March, 18.30
Taking inspiration from the strength of the classical ideal in de Chirico’s work, Zaira Iacopelli (Roger Mears Architects) will reveal its impact on architectural details.
Tickets £8, or £5 members.
Book on 020 7704 9522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under 5’s Sessions
Tuesday 18 February 10.30-12.30
Bizarre Bodies in Dreamy Worlds
Play in a Giorgio de Chirico dream landscape and make figures using geometric shapes.
Tuesday 8 April 10.30-12.30
Contribute to a giant artwork using mixed media, and make your own to take home.
Wednesday 19 February 11.00-14.00
Myths and Legends
Learn about the Ancient Greek myths that inspired de Chirico through stories, artworks and craft activities.
Wednesday 9 April 11.00-14.00
Make collages using cartoon imagery in the style of artist Pablo Echaurren.
Under 5’s and family events are drop-in workshops with no booking required. Free for children accompanied by a paying adult.
Mangia Mangia! Pop-Up Restaurant
Tuesday 4 February 19.00
A culinary tour of Italy with Capo Caccia Fine Foods and Pastificio Mansi. £40 wine and aperitivo included.
Advance booking only on 020 7704 9522 or email@example.com.