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Escape to the outdoors this bank holiday

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Escape to the outdoors this bank holiday

Detail from John Singer Sargent, 'Wineglasses', probably 1875 © The National Gallery, London

Enjoy an art-filled bank holiday

This Easter weekend, embrace the outdoors with a curated look at three landscape masterpieces and special garden-themed quiz. Plus, follow the story of Christ told through artworks in the collection.

First, take a relaxing break outside and test your knowledge of our popular paintings of gardens.


Detail from Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, 'The Supper at Emmaus', 1601 © The National Gallery, London

The Easter story

Unravel the story of the Passion told through paintings by Caravaggio, Titian, Raphael and more.


Weekend watch

Detail from John Constable, 'The Hay Wain', 1821 © The National Gallery, London

A day in the countryside

Escape to the outdoors with paintings by Constable, Rubens and Corot as Curatorial Fellow Lucy Chiswell takes a closer look.

Detail from Hieronymus Bosch, 'Christ Mocked (The Crowning with Thorns)', about 1510 © The National Gallery, London

10-minute talk

Associate Curator Emma Capron looks at a strikingly different painting of the Easter story from Hieronymus Bosch.


Deck chairs © The National Gallery Company, London

Spring has arrived!

Enjoy lounging outside with one of our art-inspired deck chairs, all featuring famous paintings from the collection.

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