The Chemistry of Art

Talk | Kippington Church Hall, Sevenoaks

Thursday 24 February 2011 - 14:00 until 15:25

This illustrated talk highlights ten pictures inthe National Gallery, froma 14th-century altarpiece to a painting by Renoir. They were chosen for the interesting stories they reveal about provenance, conservation, restoration and forgery! SpeakerMartyn Berry was the lead researcher and writer on a joint National Gallery/Royal Society of Chemistry project, which involved working with gallery staff, scientists and educationists to produce an information pack on this fascinating subject.

Venue information

Kippington Church Hall, Sevenoaks

Kippington Church Hall Kippington Road Sevenoaks Kent , TN13 2LL

Entry details

Tickets cost £17.50, which includes tea.

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)