Untold Stories

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Gateshead History Festival

Tintoretto in situ in the gallery


Friday 17 September


Untold Stories is part of Gateshead History Festival




£3 per person


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Tintoretto and a Tale of Two Cities

Delivered by Ana Flynn-Young, Conservation Officer, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Displayed at the Shipley Art Gallery is one of three versions of the most significant masterpieces of one of Venice’s great artists Tintoretto, “Christ Washing the Disciples' Feet”. Originally painted in 1547 for the Church of San Marcuola in Venice, find out how it ended up in Gateshead and the work our Conservation Officer, Ana Flynn-Young has been undertaking to find out how it was constructed and the mystery of who owns the original painting.

Shipley Art Gallery ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour

Led by Shipley staff

After the talk you will be invited on a behind the scenes tour of the Shipley Art Gallery to find out about the history of the Shipley and see some of the art and craft currently not on display. Please be aware that not all of our stores are fully accessible. Please contact us in advance if you have any questions.

Contact us: info@shipleyartgallery.org.uk