Renoir: Out of Hours Tour

Lectures & Tours
11 May - 31 August 2024
10:00 - 11:00


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Experience Pierre-Auguste Renoir's The Umbrellas with a pre-opening guided tour

Renoir: Out of Hours Tour

Experience Pierre-Auguste Renoir's The Umbrellas without the crowds with a weekend pre-opening tour of the Leicester Museum and Gallery collection.

One of the world’s most famous artworks, Pierre-Auguste Renoir's The Umbrellas, is coming to Leicester as part of The National Gallery's 200th birthday celebrations. This pre-opening guided tour gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about this iconic artwork alongside highlights of the Leicester Museum and Gallery art collection.

National Treasures sees 12 iconic artworks loaned to galleries and museums across the UK.

10am Tours on these dates:

  • Saturday 11th May

  • Saturday 25th May - SOLD OUT

  • Saturday 8th & 22nd June - SOLD OUT

  • New dates just added: Friday 21st & 28th June

  • Saturday 6th & 20th July

  • Saturday 3rd, 17th & 31st August

Tickets: £15 per person, 15 places available per tour
Tour duration is one hour.

Visiting as a group? Why not book a private pre-opening tour from 10-11am and beat the crowds!
£225, maximum group size of 15 per guide.
Larger groups can be accommodated on request.
Tours are available Monday-Friday from 13 May- 1 September and are subject to availability.

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Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1841 – 1919, The Umbrellas, about 1881-6. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917, The National Gallery, London. In partnership with Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin. © The National Gallery, London

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