There's something unusual in The National Gallery at night-time. Sometimes, the paintings come to life! Join Van Gogh's sunflowers as they explore some of their favourite paintings in the gallery, from dramatic battle scenes with rearing horses to god-like portraits and glittering angels.
There are loads of secret things to discover about each of the paintings. Some paintings have been stored in castles covered in bat poo, some have been slashed with knives during vandalism, and some are over 400 years old!
This beautiful piece of art is really, really old – it was painted in the 14th century – that’s over 600 years ago! It shows a colourful but sad scene of Jesus and two other men on crosses, with lots of people, gathering at their feet. And under the main painting, there are some smaller circular...
When you look at some paintings they might look very faded or cracked. Perhaps the colours seem wrong. Take a look at Tobias and The Angel by Andrea del Verrocchio, because there definitely seems to be something amiss!
The painting is based on a famous old tale. An old blind man sends his son...