Enjoy a night of Renaissance-inspired music and events in celebration of 'The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano'.
Immerse yourself in sensory explorations, take part in interactive workshops, learn new skills in artist-led sessions, and listen to live music and performances.
You can also taste delicious inspired cocktails and food, and have the chance to discover our secret bar.
Events are free unless otherwise stated.
The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelanglo & Sebastiano
Explore the extraordinary relationship between two great Italian masters, Michelangelo and Sebastiano del Piombo.
The exhibition is open until 9pm on the night.
Book tickets here: bit.ly/2kLywS3
Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
Experience Turner Prize-winner Chris Ofili's new tapestry, handwoven by Dovecot Tapestry Studio.
Learn more: bit.ly/2npxV5z
Brush calligraphy workshop
Try your hand at calligraphy with Quill London inspired by the beautiful letters exchanged between Michelangelo and Sebastiano.
6 –6.45pm, book tickets: bit.ly/2npzDnD
7–7.45pm — FULLY BOOKED
8 – 8.45pm — FULLY BOOKED
Sainsbury Wing Lecture Theatre
£12/£10 conc./£10 Members
7– 8pm, Book tickets: bit.ly/2o3snht
Look at the National Gallery’s paintings in a new way with award-winning improv comedy group, Do Not Adjust Your Stage.
Sugar sculpture talk
6.15pm, 7pm, 7.45pm & 8.30pm (20 mins)
Explore the artistry of sugar with AVM Curiosities and discover how people of the Renaissance used desert to assert their status.
Uncover the ‘perfect’ proportions of the Renaissance. Investigate Leonardo’s anatomical formula and create a model of yourself to help populate Room 34.
6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm & 8.30pm (20 mins)
Take part in Art Macabre’ s drawing salon inspired by Renaissance paintings in the collection.
Scandals and rivalries
6.15pm, 7.15pm & 8.15pm (20 mins)
Listen to gossip and tales about artists from the Renaissance period.
Enjoy a Renaissance-inspired makeover and strike a pose with London Drawing.
Ask the experts
6.15pm, 6.30pm & 6.45pm
Discover what goes on behind the scenes at the National Gallery with short talks from our experts.
DJ Liz O’Sullivan
The National Dining Rooms
Treat your ears to luscious exotica and boogaloo beats.
Pop-up photo booth
The National Dining Rooms
Take a picture and share a memento of your night.
The Leffe Secret Bar
Keep an eye on the event page for more information on how to find the secret bar.
Encounter polyphonic music and be transported back to the Renaissance. Explore further and you may find an unexpected reflection of a National Gallery treasure.
In association with Late Night Library Club
All events are free unless otherwise stated.
Free events are available on a first come, first served basis.