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New in December at the National Gallery London

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New in December at the National Gallery London

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Production photo from on-location filming in Norway for Prelude, 2020 (detail) © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy of Stephen Friedman Gallery, London and Galerie Templon, Paris

New in December at the National Gallery London

This month see leading contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley reimagine the Old Masters for an exciting new exhibition, ‘The Prelude’. Plus, take a break from the festive rush with the latest events and videos to keep you entertained!


Kehinde Wiley opens

Still from Prelude, 2021 (detail) © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy of Stephen Friedman Gallery, London and Galerie Templon, Paris

Opening soon

The award-winning American artist responds to famous landscapes from the collection in this groundbreaking new show.

‘Kehinde Wiley at the National Gallery: The Prelude’Opens 10 December

Kehinde Wiley, 2018. Photo by Brad Ogbonna. Courtesy of Kehinde Wiley and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

In conversation

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from the artist himself as he discusses the exhibition live.

Friday 10 December6.30 pmTickets £10In Gallery or online tickets available


In Gallery events

Philip Hoare looking through the eye of a whale. Photo Jeroen Hoekendijk

Albert & the Whale

Author and presenter Philip Hoare is joined by curator Susan Foister to discuss his new book on the enduring legacy of Dürer.

Friday 3 December6.30 pmTickets £10In Gallery or online tickets available

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Friday Lates

Whether it’s your first visit to the Gallery or you’re eager to explore the collection in a new way, enjoy our late night opening with drop-in life drawing, talks and more.

Friday 10 DecemberLate opening until 9 pmFree and paid eventsIn Gallery or online tickets available


Latest videos

Hendrick Avercamp, A Scene on the Ice near a Town, about 1615 © The National Gallery, London

Picture of the month

Under a pale grey winter sky, a frozen waterway provides the stage for lively diversions on the ice. Cast a curious eye over December’s painting, as voted by you.

Giorgio Vasari, Allegory of Patience, 1552 © On loan from The Klesch Collection

10-minute talk

Painted by the “father of art history”, take a closer look at Vasari’s mysterious and symbolic ‘Allegory of Patience’ with curator Matthias Wivel.


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The perfect present for art lovers

With a Gift Membership treat someone to a year of free exhibition entry, exclusive events, on-demand films and more.


Catalogues © The National Gallery Company, London

Christmas shopping

Shop gifts for your friends and family with our selection of art inspired gift ideas.

Order before midnight on 13 December to receive your delivery in time for Christmas (UK only)*.


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Image credits:Still from Prelude, 2021 (detail) © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy of Stephen Friedman Gallery, London and Galerie Templon, ParisProduction photo from on-location filming in Norway for Prelude, 2020 (detail) © Kehinde WileyKehinde Wiley, 2018 (detail) © Kehinde Wiley. Photographer: Brad OgbonnaPhilip Hoare looking through the eye of a whale. Photo Jeroen HoekendijkHendrick Avercamp, A Scene on the Ice near a Town, about 1615 © The National Gallery, LondonGiorgio Vasari, Allegory of Patience, 1552 © On loan from The Klesch Collection

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