Art Aficionado: National Gallery Private Group Lecture and Lunch at The Square

Art Aficionado: National Gallery Private Group Lecture and Lunch at The Square

Trafalgar Square & Mayfair, London

£850

“The viewer as voyeur is taken a step further” The Telegraph

Why we love it

Enjoy a private lecture for up to ten people at The National Gallery, home to the largest collection of modern European art in the Western world. Journey through the works of the Renaissance, Baroque, or Impressionistic periods, and leave with an inspired new understanding and artistic appreciation before dining on modern French cuisine in the private dining room at Mayfair's long-established high-end restaurant, The Square.

What's Included?

  • Take part in an inspiring private lecture for up to 10 people with a National Gallery art historian
  • Choose from an extensive list of themes based on your interests or customise the lecture to suit you
  • Before or after the lecture, indulge in a three-course lunch each in the private dining room at The Square

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  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Description

The National Gallery invites you to a private lecture tailored to your party's artistic tastes, at the home of the largest collection of modern European art in the Western world. Choose the theme of the lecture, whether your interests lie in the classic or contemporary, and be inspired by the knowledgeable National Gallery art historians.

The National Gallery was built by renowned English architect, William Wilkins, over the former site of the King's Mews. Using much of the original Romanesque style of the building, the dense, arched columns at the grand entrance lend themselves to the imposing structure showcased at Trafalgar Square since 1838. 38 pieces from the museum's original collection still adorn the Gallery walls, including the famous The Raising of Lazarus (c.1518) by Sebastiano del Piombo.

This is a fantastic opportunity to enrich your knowledge of classic works of the Western world, on a thematic level, choosing from a range of themes. When booking the private experience, The National Gallery will be able to curate the perfect lecture and select an appropriate historian to best enhance the experience. Enjoy getting to know important works in the collection, beyond viewing them on gallery walls.

Before or after the private lecture, indulge in a three-course lunch together in the private dining room at The Square, undoubtedly one of the world's most famous Michelin star restaurants, producing expertly prepared modern French cuisine using seasonal ingredients.

Now under the stewardship of the world-renowned MARC restaurant group - the team behind fellow Mayfair double Michelin-starred restaurants Umu and The Greenhouse - The Square is once again the most talked-about restaurant in London. MARC ensures Howard's legacy will remain intact, providing the same exquisite food, friendly service and down-to-earth atmosphere.

Description

The National Gallery invites you to a private lecture tailored to your party's artistic tastes, at the home of the largest collection of modern European art in the Western world. Choose the theme of the lecture, whether your interests lie in the classic or contemporary, and be inspired by the knowledgeable National Gallery art historians.

The National Gallery was built by renowned English architect, William Wilkins, over the former site of the King's Mews. Using much of the original Romanesque style of the building, the dense, arched columns at the grand entrance lend themselves to the imposing structure showcased at Trafalgar Square since 1838. 38 pieces from the museum's original collection still adorn the Gallery walls, including the famous The Raising of Lazarus (c.1518) by Sebastiano del Piombo.

This is a fantastic opportunity to enrich your knowledge of classic works of the Western world, on a thematic level, choosing from a range of themes. When booking the private experience, The National Gallery will be able to curate the perfect lecture and select an appropriate historian to best enhance the experience. Enjoy getting to know important works in the collection, beyond viewing them on gallery walls.

Before or after the private lecture, indulge in a three-course lunch together in the private dining room at The Square, undoubtedly one of the world's most famous Michelin star restaurants, producing expertly prepared modern French cuisine using seasonal ingredients.

Now under the stewardship of the world-renowned MARC restaurant group - the team behind fellow Mayfair double Michelin-starred restaurants Umu and The Greenhouse - The Square is once again the most talked-about restaurant in London. MARC ensures Howard's legacy will remain intact, providing the same exquisite food, friendly service and down-to-earth atmosphere.

Suggested Themes

Below is a list of suggested themes. Themes are customisable at the time of booking.

  • The National Gallery: History and Collection
  • Renaissance Art
  • Baroque to Rococo
  • British Art at the National Gallery
  • Impressionism
  • The Development of Portraiture
  • Landscape Painting
  • Narrative Paintings
  • Religious Art
  • Making Paintings
  • Symbolism
  • Women in Art

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

Lectures can take place Mondays to Fridays during normal gallery opening hours.

In the event of a cancellation, the National Gallery will not offer a refund.

Any additional products or services desired can be paid for on-site.

The Square can accommodate pescetarians and vegetarians. Please state any dietary restrictions upon booking.

Service charge (12.5%) is not included at The Square; this is left to the guests' discretion on the day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least one month in advance to guarantee desired dates and times

Suggested Themes

Below is a list of suggested themes. Themes are customisable at the time of booking.

  • The National Gallery: History and Collection
  • Renaissance Art
  • Baroque to Rococo
  • British Art at the National Gallery
  • Impressionism
  • The Development of Portraiture
  • Landscape Painting
  • Narrative Paintings
  • Religious Art
  • Making Paintings
  • Symbolism
  • Women in Art

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

Lectures can take place Mondays to Fridays during normal gallery opening hours.

In the event of a cancellation, the National Gallery will not offer a refund.

Any additional products or services desired can be paid for on-site.

The Square can accommodate pescetarians and vegetarians. Please state any dietary restrictions upon booking.

Service charge (12.5%) is not included at The Square; this is left to the guests' discretion on the day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least one month in advance to guarantee desired dates and times

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

Trafalgar Square, London, WC2H

6-10 Bruton Street, London, W1J 6PU

The National Gallery Trafalgar Square, London, WC2H

The Square 6-10 Bruton Street, London, W1J 6PU

Allow approximately 15 minutes walk between the two venues.

Art Aficionado: National Gallery Private Group Lecture and Lunch at The Square

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