Beyond the label: The Triumph of Fortitude tapestry

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Meet Curator Nicola Scott to discover a highlight of the Renaissance Galleries. Learn more about a rare home furnishing that once graced the walls of a 16th-century palace. ‘Fortitude’ means courage in the face of adversity. This talk will explore the heroism of the people pictured. It will reveal the woven stories of some feisty female characters.

Beyond the label talks

Our museums and galleries are a treasure trove of fascinating stories and world class collections. In this exciting series of talks you will get the opportunity to meet the experts who care for our collections, find out never-before-told behind the scenes stories of our most beloved objects, and get the opportunity to pick the brains of a real museum expert. 

Go beyond the museum labels and delve into the fascinating world of art, history, science, and community stories in this unmissable series. 

Find all the upcoming talks on the beyond the label page and book your tickets!