Afternoon Talk: Renoir and Impressionism

Lectures & Tours
07 June 2024
14:00 - 15:00


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Event Description

An afternoon talk with Arts Society lecturer Frank Woodgate

Afternoon Talk: Renoir and Impressionism

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 one-hour talk gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about this iconic artwork in the context of the 19th-century Impressionist art movement.

About Frank Woodgate
Lecturer and guide at Tate Britain and Tate Modern, lecturer for the Art Fund, the National Trust, U3A and other organisations. Lecturer to The Arts Society (formerly NADFAS) throughout Britain, and to related organisations in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Frank Woodgate has also lectured on cruises for Tate and at Dulwich Picture Gallery and run courses for the Pallant House Gallery, Chichester.


£10 adult
£8 concession (over 60’s, students, Art Society Members)
£6 child (16 or under)
Under 5’s free.

Advance booking is recommended.

Visitors who require assistance to attend can apply for a free companion ticket. Please email the team at or call us during opening hours on 0116 225 4900 for more information.

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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