Hunterian Insight Talks

Online Insight Talks

Our popular series of lunchtime talks is currently suspended but we are continuing to produce online versions which can be viewed below. Given by experts from The Hunterian, these talks offer insight into our world-class collections and last approximately 10 minutes. Our usual programme of talks will resume when it is safe to do so.

HUNTERIAN STAFF TALKS

The Blackstone Chair with Steph Scholten and Zandra Yeaman

Hunterian Director Steph Scholten and newly appointed Curator of Discomfort Zandra Yeaman discuss the Blackstone Chair and its history as part of the BBC's #MuseumPassion event.

The Blackstone Chair continued with Steph Scholten and Zandra Yeaman

Hunterian Director Steph Scholten and Curator of Discomfort Zandra Yeaman further discuss the Blackstone chair and its history as part of the BBC's #MuseumPassion event.

Hunterian Insight Talk with Dr Lola Sánchez-Jáuregui

Our latest online Insight Talk features Hunterian Art Curator Dr Lola Sánchez-Jáuregui who discusses the portrait of 'Anne of Austria' and its attribution to Alonso Sánchez Coello.

Hunterian Insight Talk with Mungo Campbell

Hunterian Deputy Director Mungo Campbell highlights a recent bequest, a portrait of Dr Richard Brocklesby, by American artist John Singleton Copley. Mungo discusses the life of Brocklesby and how he was connected to founder of The Hunterian, Dr William Hunter.

Hunterian Insight Talk with Steph Scholten

Steph Scholten, Director of The Hunterian, gives a tour of the Hunterian Art Gallery during lockdown and discusses a selection of our most important acquisitions.

Hunterian Insight Talk with Joseph Sharples

Joseph Sharples, Curator of Mackintosh Collections at The Hunterian, discusses Charles Rennie Mackintosh's perspective drawing of Scotland Street School in Glasgow.

Hunterian Student Talks

Whistler from Home with MuSE Rose Berry

MuSE guide Rose Berry gives an introduction to James McNeill Whistler and five of his works on show in the Hunterian Art Gallery. 

The Scottish Colourists with MuSE Belen De Bacco

Watch MuSE Belen's talk about the Scottish Colourists that feature in The Hunterian collections. 

Samuel John Peploe with MuSE Belen De Bacco

In this talk, MuSE Belen discusses Scottish Colourist Samuel John Peploe and his oil painting Tulips in a Pottery Vase.

John Duncan Fergusson with MuSE Belen De Bacco

Watch MuSE Belen's talk about Scottish Colourist John Duncan Fergusson, of whose works The Hunterian holds a particularly strong collection.

George Leslie Hunter with MuSE Belen De Bacco

Watch a short video from Hunterian MuSE Belen in which she discusses artist George Leslie Hunter and his work. 

John Duncan Fergusson (Part 2) with MuSE Belen De Bacco

Watch Belen's short film about Scottish Colourist John Duncan Fergusson's oil painting Anne Estelle Rice in Paris.

The Hunterian Dire Wolf with MuSE Jess Bromhead

Watch Hunterian MuSE Jess's short film about The Hunterian's Dire Wolf. 

Lady Shep-en-hor with MuSE Jess Bromhead

Hunterian MuSE Jess discusses The Hunterian's Lady Shep-en-hor. 

Insight Talk Archive

A list of previous Hunterian Insight Talks can be found can be found in our Insight Talk Archive.