Special Events

 

Over the last four seasons EXHIBITION ON SCREEN films have been enjoyed by more than 1 million people in cinemas worldwide and now screen in 54 countries.

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is the originator and market leader for bringing blockbuster art events from galleries around the world to cinemas. Intertwined with artist biographies and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the galleries, the films are informative, accessible and entertaining. Shot for the big screen, they offer an immersive, cinematic journey through the world’s most loved art and its creators.

 

CÉZANNE PORTRAITS OF A LIFE
COMING MARCH 20th (7:00 pm) & MARCH 25th (1:30 pm)
From the National Portrait Gallery London, Musée d’Orsay Paris & National Gallery of Art Washington DC
Directed by Phil Grabsky

Running time: 85 minutes

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is thrilled to present one of the most talked about exhibitions of the year. Dedicated to the portrait work of Paul Cézanne, the exhibition opens in Paris before traveling to London and Washington.

One can’t appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne. Featuring interviews with curators and experts from the National Portrait Gallery London, MoMA New York, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musée d’Orsay Paris, and correspondence from the artist himself, the film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least known of all the impressionists – until now.

CANALETTO AND THE ART OF VENICE
at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
COMING APRIL 24th (7:00 pm) & APRIL 29th (1:30 pm)
Directed by David Bickerstaff

Running time: 85 minutes

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN presents Canaletto & the Art of Venice, an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter. No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto.

The remarkable group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display offer unparalleled insight into the artistry of Canaletto and his contemporaries, and the city he became a master at capturing. The film also offers the chance to step inside two official royal residences – Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle – to learn more about the artist, and Joseph Smith, the man who introduced Canaletto to Britain.

Cinema-goers will embark on their very own 21st century Grand Tour, visiting the sites enjoyed by their 18th century counterparts and immortalised in Canaletto’s views – from the Rialto Bridge to the Piazza San Marco, and the Palazzo Ducale to the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Guided by Royal Collection Trust curators and the world’s leading experts in Venetian history, the film is not only a wonderful way to see the exhibition, but an opportunity to get closer to Canaletto and the city that inspired him.

VINCENT VAN GOGH: A NEW WAY OF SEEING
COMING MAY 22nd (7:00pm) & MAY 27th (1:30pm)
From the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
Directed by David Bickerstaff

Running time: 90 minutes

Perhaps more than any other artist, Van Gogh’s life has long captured the imagination of storytellers. Delving deep into his fascinating and sometimes deeply troubled world comes this definitive, award-winning documentary directed by David Bickerstaff.

Showcasing Van Gogh’s iconic works like never before and featuring exclusive interviews with the curatorial team at the Van Gogh Museum, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite from Season 2 makes a welcome return to the big screen.

I, CLAUDE MONET
COMING JUNE 19th (7:00pm) & JUNE 24th (1:30pm)
Directed by Phil Grabsky
Running time: 87 minutes

After premiering in Season 4 of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN, I, Claude Monet is back by popular demand, revealing the heart and soul of arguably the world’s most loved artist.

Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide. However, as his art developed and his love of gardening led to the glories of his Giverny garden, his humour, insight and love of life are revealed.
Told through Monet’s own words and shot on location at the very spots he painted, the film features his most loved paintings in an unforgettable, immersive art experience.