Vices and Virtues: Life Drawing in the Painted Hall

This event has finished.
See similar events or search events.


Art Macabre invite you to a theatrical drawing event exploring the drama and exuberance of the Baroque Painted Hall. Sketch gods and goddesses, as nude and costumed models pose in front of this stunning backdrop. Drawing inspiration from the legends and mythology magnificently depicted by James Thornhill, experience this treasured heritage space after dark. With an atmospheric soundtrack of music, plus an opportunity to experience the vast painted ceiling up close via a tour of the new observation deck.

An untutored drawing event. Basic drawing materials and paper provided. All levels of experience welcome, including beginners.

Art Macabre inject a lethal dose of the dark arts and theatricality into life drawing. Previous events have been held at the Tower of London,V&A museum, on board Cutty Sark, in cemeteries and at Latitude festival. Resurrecting the fun of sketching, as recommended by Time Out, BBC Radio 2 and Londonist.

Venue Details & Map

Old Royal Naval College

King William Walk
Royal Borough of Greenwich
SE10 9NN
+44 (0)20 8269 4799
Public transport:
By DLR: to Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich. By tube: to Canary Wharf and change there for the DLR to Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich. By rail: to Greenwich. By river: to Greenwich Pier.

Look for similar items by category