National Gallery

The National Gallery displays Western European painting from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. The National Gallery Collection includes work by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh. These pictures belong to the public and entrance to see them is free.

You can attend special exhibitions, lectures, guided tours and holiday events for children and adults as well as video and audio-visual programmes.


Exhibitions and events

Mantegna and Bellini

Event until 27.01.2019 18:00

Comprising major loans of paintings, drawings, and sculpture, ‘Mantegna and Bellini’ compares the work of two pre-eminent artists who also happened to be related by marriage. Website...

City by city: The Italian Renaissance

Event until 24.10.2018 15:15

Learn about the art of Italy's Renaissance cities in this course of six introductory lectures. Each session includes a one-hour lecture followed by 15 minutes of discussion. An optional non-assessed...

Life drawing subverted: Reimagining Seurat with SketchSesh

Event on 27.10.2018 13:30

Led by SketchSesh drawing artists James Davison and Simon Gray, this relaxed and free-flowing life drawing session will explore and subvert notions of gender and ideals of beauty. Suitable for 18+...

Lorenzo Lotto Portraits

Event on 05.11.2018 10:00

Celebrated as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto uniquely portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters, among them clerics, merchants, and humanists....

Will Gompertz on the Impressionists

Event on 16.11.2018 18:30

BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz talks about Samuel Courtauld’s vision of telling the story of art in one perfectly formed collection. Admission £16/£15 conc./£14 Members & Patrons Website...

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