Black Presence in the National Gallery

Sun 24 September 2017 13:00 – 15:00

From the margins to the centre.From objects and subjects of economic capital ;to creators and definers of cultural capital.Our African focused tour of the National Gallery reveals the many and varied Black presences to be found in the paintings and works on display from 1500’s to 1900’s. The tour looks at why they are there, what they meant in their time and what they mean to us today. Watch a review here . We will cover:

  • African Kings and Queens
  • The Moor’s head
  • Musicians and Entertainers
  • Faces in a crowd
  • Artists
  • Servants and slaves

To prevent overcrowding meet point is emailed after booking. Walk last 2 hours Watch review here http://bit.ly/2u7Rl6h .Private group bookings staff groups, birthdays possible. Email info@blackhistorywalks.co.uk 

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