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
Angus Stuart

8 February at 15.00
De Chirico in Context
Alexander Estorick

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

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
Art Together

Contribute to a giant artwork using mixed media, and make your own to take home.

Family Workshops

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
Cartoon Capers

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 f

The Ballad of Skinny Lattes and Vintage Clothing

Friday 25 April
Performances at 18.30 and 20.30

A noise opera in 6 movements by artist Joseph Young, performed as a promenade with headphones for the audience, in and amongst our Futurist art collection.

Tickets £10 or £8 concessions, members.

To purchase tickets click here.

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Ice Cream Sellers and Organ Grinders: Italian Immigration in London

Friday 9 May
Doors open 18.30 for 19.00

A performance reading from the play “Saffron Hill” with Tricolore Theatre company and a talk by Tudor Allen (Camden Local Studies and Archive Centre) on Little Italy: The Story of London’s Italian Quarter.

Tickets £10, £8 Estorick + Actors & Writers London members

Book on 020 7704 9522 or

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