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.

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.

Insight Talk Archive

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