The Courtauld Lates – Frank Auerbach

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Join us for The Courtauld Lates, and enjoy after-hours art, cocktails, music and performances at The Courtauld Gallery.

The Courtauld Gallery will open its doors for late-night access until 22:30, giving visitors the chance to enjoy an evening of world-class art, cocktails, music, and performances surrounded by The Courtauld51ݶ collection of masterpieces at Somerset House.

Join us on Fri 9 Feb 2024 to experience our new exhibition Frank Auerbach – The Charcoal Heads after hours.

Unwind after work and explore masterpieces from The Courtauld51ݶ world-renowned art collection, such as Van Gogh51ݶSelf-Portrait with Bandaged Earand Manet51ݶA Bar at the Folies-Bergère. Other highlights include our 20th Century British Art display, the Bloomsbury Room and the magnificent Blavatnik Fine Rooms.

A pop-up bar serving ‘Courtauld Cocktails’ will be open in The Courtauld Shop on the lower ground floor, while the Art Café will be open all night, with a food station available for a light snack.

Plus live DJ sets in the Gallery Entrance Hall throughout the evening.

9 Feb 2024

18:30 – 22:30

Over 18s only. £5- £14

The Courtauld Gallery 

Ticket price
Includes entry to Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads and the permanent collection.

Adult (over 25): £14
Under 25: £5
Friends go free

Charcoal drawing of a man, Frank Auerbach, sitting slightly side-on to the viewer and staring at us with a stern expression. The background is roughly completed, and the face somewhat fragmented by the background.
Frank Auerbach (b.1931), Self-Portrait, 1958, charcoal and chalk on paper, private collection © the artist, courtesy of Frankie Rossi Art Projects, London

Lower Ground Floor

Cocktail Bar & Courtyard Terrace; The Courtauld Shop.

Guests get 10% off in the shop all evening.

Ground Floor

DJ set in the Entrance Hall
Cocktails in the Art Café and Bar (opposite the main entrance to the Gallery)

First Floor

The Ruddock Family Gallery: Medieval and Early Renaissance

Gilbert and Ildiko Butler Drawings Gallery: La Serenissima: Drawing in 18th century Venice

Second Floor

Blavatnik Fine Rooms:European Art (1400 – 1800)
Bar
Project Space:Reworking Manet

Third Floor

Katja and Nicolai Tangen 20th Century Gallery: 20th Century British Art display
Bloomsbury Room
Cecily Brown Commission
Weston Gallery: Early Impressionism
LVMH Great Room: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
Denise Coates Exhibition Galleries: Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads

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Charcoal drawing of a man, Frank Auerbach, sitting slightly side-on to the viewer and staring at us with a stern expression. The background is roughly completed, and the face somewhat fragmented by the background.

Exhibition, The Courtauld Gallery, What's On Highlights

Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads

9 Feb – 27 May 2024

A remarkable group of large-scale drawings by Frank Auerbach will be presented together for the first time in Spring 2024....

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