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Curators tour: Renaissance to Goya

With Mark McDonald and Peter Raissis

Image: Vicente Carducho The Duke of Feria at the siege of Rheinfelden 1634 (detail) drawing © The Trustees of the British Museum

Saturday 31 August 2013, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Reason and folly: the art of Francisco de Goya

With Dr Frank Heckes

Image: Francisco de Goya For having Jewish ancestry c1808–14 (detail) drawing © The Trustees of the British Museum

Saturday 31 August 2013, 12pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

The British Museum: collecting the world

With Joanna Mackle, deputy director, the British Museum

Image: Francisco de Zurbarán Head of a monk c1635–55 (detail) drawing © The Trustees of the British Museum

Saturday 31 August 2013, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Free viewing for members

Renaissance to Goya: prints and drawings from Spain

Image: José de Ribera A saint tied to a tree 1626 (detail) drawing © The Trustees of the British Museum

Sunday 1 September 2013, 5.15 - 8pm
Monday 2 September 2013, 10am - 12.30pm

Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Sonopolis

Sound performance

Image: Francisco López

Monday 9 September 2013, 6.30pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Spain and Portugal

Andalusia to the Atlantic

Image: courtesy Shutterstock.com

Saturday 21 September 2013, 10am

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre foyer
Charges apply

Special lecture: A journey through contemporary Spain

With Edward Palmisano

Image: courtesy Shutterstock.com

Saturday 21 September 2013, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Special lecture: Cervantes and Renaissance art CANCELLED

Cancelled

Image: Gustave Dore Don Quijote and Princess Micomicona 1880. Courtesy of Shutterstock.com

Saturday 5 October 2013, 2.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Coffee afternoon: Renaissance to Goya

For members and guests

Image: Bartolomé Esteban Murillo The Archangel Michael c1655–60 (detail) drawing © The Trustees of the British Museum

Thursday 3 & 10 October 2013, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Introduction to Renaissance to Goya

Background to the exhibition and Spanish art

Image: José Camarón y Bonanat An oriental woman seated under a canopy c1771–80 (detail) drawing © The Trustees of the British Museum

Fridays, 1pm
6 September – 11 October 2013

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Community access workshop: Renaissance to Goya

Printmaking process and practice

Image: Anonymous An uncut sheet of 24 playing-cards 1587 (detail) print © The Trustees of the British Museum

Wednesday 16 October 2013, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free, bookings required

Taylors tastings BOOKED OUT

An evening of food, wine and art

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Wednesday 30 October 2013, 5pm

Duration 4 hours
Location: Function space
Charges apply

Themes in Spanish art

Free lecture series

Image: Fernando Brambila and Juan Gálvez Ruins of the church of the general hospital in Zaragoza c1808–14 (detail) print

Wednesdays 7.30pm
4 September & 2 - 30 October 2013

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Exhibition talks: Renaissance to Goya

Expert talks by curators and art historians

Image: Francisco Camilo The rest of the Holy Family on the flight into Egypt c1650–70 (detail) drawing © The Trustees of the British Museum

Wednesdays 5.30pm
9 October - 6 November 2013

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Celebrity events: Renaissance to Goya

Talks and performances

Image: Michael Zavros

Wednesdays 6.30pm
23 October - 6 November 2013

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music with Roger Lock

Experience the sounds of Spain with live music

Image: Josh Hill and Roger Lock

Wednesdays 23 October - 6 November 2013
7.15-8pm & 8.30-9.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Cafe
Free

Draw like a baroque artist

Drop-in drawing activity at the bar

Wednesdays, 7.30-9pm
23 October - 13 November 2013

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Spanish language lecture: Renaissance to Goya

Interpreting the exhibition in Spanish

Image: Manuel Salvador Carmona after Diego Velázquez The drunkards or The triumph of Bacchus 1793 (detail) print © The Trustees of the British Museum

Saturday 26 October & 16 November 2013
11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Spanish language tour: Renaissance to Goya

Interpreting the exhibition in Spanish

Image: Manuel Salvador Carmona after Diego Velázquez The drunkards or The triumph of Bacchus 1793 (detail) print © The Trustees of the British Museum

Saturday 26 October & 16 November 2013
12.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry

Audio-description tour: Renaissance to Goya

Explore key themes and selected works in the exhibition

Image: Francisco de Goya The blind guitarist 1778 (detail) print © The Trustees of the British Museum

9 October, 21 November 2013
2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Information desk
Free with exhibition entry

Guided tour: Renaissance to Goya

An introduction to the exhibition

Image: Francisco de Goya Plate 12 from the Disparates: figures dancing in a circle c1816–24 (detail) etching © The Trustees of the British Museum

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, 12pm
Wednesdays, 7.15pm
31 August - 23 November 2013

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free with exhibition entry