Get inside the world of Rembrandt’s Light with a morning of in-depth discussions.
Explore his power for storytelling and influence on film with Jennifer Scott in conversation with leading cinematographer Peter Suschitzky. Discover brand new research around how lunar eclipses may have affected Rembrandt's painting with Dr Robert Fucci. Experts Helen Hillyard, Nina Cahill and Professor Sir Christopher Frayling will also give their unique take on the Dutch Master.
9–9.55am Registration and exclusive early access to Rembrandt's Light
9.55–10am Jennifer Scott: Welcome and introduction to the event
10–10.30am Helen Hillyard: Introduction to the exhibition
10.30–11am Dr Robert Fucci on the influence of eclipses on Rembrandt’s use of light
11.30am–12pm Nina Cahill on Rembrandt and theatre
12–12.30pm Jennifer Scott in conversation with Peter Suschitzky
12.30–1.15pm Professor Sir Christopher Frayling on representations of historical figures in film
1.15–1.30pm Jennifer Scott: Closing Remarks
Image: Rembrandt van Rijn, Self Portrait (detail)1642, Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019