A beginner’s guide to finding peace and enjoyment in beautiful paintings

Follow our short audio guides and journey inside paintings of people, places and landscapes.  Uncover their stories, feel their moods and notice their details.

Buildings and Structures

Spend time noticing cityscapes, public buildings, and houses great and small


Life in the Country

Enjoy scenes of pastoral, coastal and agricultural life


Life in Towns and Cities

Explore more about how people spent their time in villages, towns and cities


Looking at Individuals

Focus on the story of one person in these portrait and character paintings


People Watching

Relish the detail and connect with the people in these rich scenes


The Natural World

Appreciate the beauty and grandeur of wild nature