Vermeer and Music

Those with an interest in [good] painting may wish to attend the upcoming cinematic exhibition about Vermeer and Music. The feature length documentary is an extension of the recent exhibition of the same name: Vermeer and Music: The art of Love & Leisure.

A lovely printed catalog is also available – buy it on Amazon here. Preview available at the National Gallery’s website here.

The documentary is a limited run, playing Thursday October 10th at theaters worldwide.
Find a venue near you.

Vermeer and MusicThe National Gallery, London, is offering a fresh look at one of the most startling and fascinating artists of all – Johannes Vermeer, painter of the famous Girl with a Pearl Earring.   The National Gallery has chosen to focus on Vermeer’s relationship with music.   It is one of the most popular themes of Dutch painting and reveals an enormous amount about the sitter and the society they lived in.  New research, revealed for the first time at this exhibition, shows how his technique and materials affected his works.  More at

Tim Marlow goes beyond the exhibition to tell the entire story of Vermeer’s life – and, in doing so, shows in fabulous HD detail many other of the artist’s captivating works.   For those inspired by the 2003 film, Girl with a Pearl Earring, starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson, this new, cinematic exploration will take their enjoyment and fascination of Vermeer’s life and work to a new level.

To book tickets either use the map on the home page, find your location and click on the links to your local cinema or go to our Find a Venue page

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