6 - 8pm, Wednesday 29th Jan


50th Anniversary Lecture: Charles Saumarez Smith [Fmr Dir. The National Gallery] - 50 Years of British Art in Museums

The lecture will look at changes in the approach to the study, display and approach of British art in major museums in Great Britain since the establishment of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in 1970, including the National Gallery, Tate Britain and the National Portrait Gallery.

It will include a set of reflections and conclusions about the long-term changes in the ways in which British art history has been studied, not least through major exhibitions.

- 18.00-19.00: Lecture
- 19.00-19.30: Q&A
- 19.30-20.00: Drinks reception

Bloomsbury 16 Bedford Square, WC1B 3JA