Friends' Events

Friends' Event in St Petersburg: 25 February

Collect UK: International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design, 26–27 February

Private View: Artemisia at the National Gallery, 21 April 8.45 for 9am

 

 

Friends' Event in St Petersburg: 25 February, Hermitage Museum, 18.30

All holders of a current Friends' Membership Card are welcome to join a Friends' Event at the Hermitage, for the opening of an exhibition on the sculptor Peter Clodt, with a talk by the curator. The exhibition includes two newly restored miniature horse sculptures from the Hermitage's collection of horse harness. Both were commissioned by Emperor Nicholas I from Peter Jakob Frieherr Clodt von Jürgensburg - author of the famous horse-tamer statues that stand on the Anichkov Bridge across the River Fontanka in St Petersburg. 

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Collect UK: International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design

MEMBERS ONLY! Exclusive preview and VIP pass

COLLECT UK
International Air Fair for Modern Craft and Design
Exclusive preview: Wednesday 26 February 2–6pm
Collectors’ preview: Thursday, 27 February 6–9pm
and VIP PASS

Join us for an exclusive Collectors’ Preview at Collect: International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design presented by the Crafts Council.

For the first time, Collect takes place in its new home at Somerset House in Central London. The fair includes the work of 400 artists presented by galleries from across the globe, showcasing exceptional works in non-traditional materials with experimental techniques.

Explore the fair with us on a guided tour at 5pm on Wednesday, 26th February, before it opens to the public. Your pass will also give you entry to the fair throughout its duration.

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Private View: Artemisia at the National Gallery, 21 April 8.45 for 9am

Once again the National Gallery is offering the Hermitage Friends a unique opportunity to view an exhibition before the crowds roll in. This major exhibition presents a selective survey of the artist's career, which unfolded in an age when female artists were not easily accepted. Artemisia Gentileschi's career unfolded over more than forty years, winning her fame and admiration across Europe. Starting with her training in Rome under her father, the exhibition ends with her brief trip to London where she was reunited him just months before his death. it was at the court of Charles I that she painted Self Portrait as an Allegory of Painting, now in the Royal Collection. 

Royal Collection Trust / (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019

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