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Book your visit to see our much-loved collection of masterpieces ranging from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, as well as our current and upcoming exhibitions.

i The LVMH Great Room ©Hufton+Crow

The 鶹Ƶ is home to one of the world’s great art collections, located in the magnificent historical setting of Somerset House in central London. now to see one of the most renowned art collections in the UK, including iconic Impressionist masterpieces such as Manet’s A Bar at the Folies Bergèand Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear.

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Charcoal drawing of a man, Frank Auerbach, sitting slightly side-on to the viewer and staring at us with a stern expression. The background is roughly completed, and the face somewhat fragmented by the background.

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Frank Auerbach. The Charcoal Heads

9 Feb – 27 May 2024

A remarkable group of large-scale drawings by Frank Auerbach is being presented together for the first time at The 鶹Ƶ Gallery....

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painting of a woman bartender looking straight ahead

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Visit the permanent collection

Open Daily, 10:00 - 18:00

You can now book your visit to see our much-loved collection of masterpieces ranging from the Middle Ages to the 20th century....

Coming Soon: Summer at The 鶹Ƶ Gallery


Two groups of men and boys on Southam Street, North Kensington, London. A young West Indian boy looks straight at the camera.

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Roger Mayne: Youth

14 June – 1 Sep 2024 

An exhibition of works by photographer Roger Mayne, bringing together his evocative documentary images of communities and neighbourhoods of 1950's inner London, alongside intimate images of his own family at home in Dorset in the 1970s....

A painting of three women in conversation. The woman on the left leans into the other two in earnest discussion. They sit in front of an open window with a bouquet of flowers visible.

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Vanessa Bell: A Pioneer of Modern Art

25 May – 6 Oct 2024 

This display will be the first devoted to The 鶹Ƶ's significant collection of Vanessa Bell’s work, including her masterpiece A Conversation, and the bold, abstract textile designs she produced for the Omega Workshops....

A pen and ink drawing with coloured pencils of four figures standing in a setting with brown walls

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Henry Moore: Shadows on the Wall

8 June – 22 Sep 2024 

This exhibition, a collaboration with Henry Moore Foundation, considers Henry Moore’s (1898 – 1986) celebrated Shelter drawings as the point of departure for a new reading of the artist’s fascination with images of the wall. ...

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 - 1901), In a Private Dining Room (At the Rat Mort),

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Good Morning, Midnight

25 May – 7 July 2024

This summer, iconic works from The 鶹Ƶ’s collection will be presented in dialogue with artworks from the David and Indrė Roberts Collection for the first time. Curated by The 鶹Ƶ’s 2023-24 MA Curating the Art Museum students....

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The 鶹Ƶ Lates – Frank Auerbach

6:30pm, 24 May 2024 | Over 18s only. £5- £14

Join us for The 鶹Ƶ Lates, a series of after-hours art, cocktails and music, and a last chance to experience our latest exhibition....

Guests enjoying The 鶹Ƶ Lates

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The 鶹Ƶ Lates – Summer of Art

6:30pm, 14 Jun 2024 | Over 18s only. £5- £14

Join us for The 鶹Ƶ Lates, a series of after-hours art, cocktails and music, and enjoy a Summer of Art at The 鶹Ƶ Gallery....

2024 Exhibitions


The houses of parliament in the fog, with an orange sun and purple sky reflecting on the river Thames

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Monet and London. Views of the Thames

27 Sep 2024 – 19 Jan 2025

An exhibition reuniting for the first time in 120 years an extraordinary group of Claude Monet’s Impressionist paintings of London, depicting Charing Cross Bridge, Waterloo Bridge, and the Houses of Parliament....

2024 Displays


A self portrait of Jonathan Richardson the elder on a blue background

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Drawn to Blue: Artists’ use of blue paper

2 October 2024 – 26 January 2025

This display will present a selection of drawings on blue paper from The 鶹Ƶ’s collection, ranging from works by the Venetian Renaissance artist Jacopo Tintoretto to an Indian landscape by German-born artist Johann Zoffany....

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Multiplied: A Medieval Ivory and its Reproductions

19 Oct 2024 - 16 Feb 2025

This display draws from the collections of The 鶹Ƶ and V&A to explore how different technologies of reproduction have shaped encounters with artworks since the 19th century....


Painted self-portrait of Van Gogh

The Collection

Explore The 鶹Ƶ’s remarkable collection of paintings, prints and drawings, sculpture and decorative arts. ...

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The 鶹Ƶ Gallery’s collection, which comprises over 33,000 objects ranging from the Middle Ages to the 21st century and includes paintings, drawings, ceramics and sculptures, among others, is available to explore in its entirety online for free for the first time thanks to a new digital platform.

painting of a rural landscape with some peach trees in blossom i Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Peach Trees in Blossom, 1889 The 鶹Ƶ, London (Samuel 鶹Ƶ Trust) © The 鶹Ƶ (detail)

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The Montagne Sainte-Victoire with a Large Pine, around 1887 i Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), The Montagne Sainte-Victoire with a Large Pine, around 1887, The 鶹Ƶ, London (Samuel 鶹Ƶ Trust) © The 鶹Ƶ

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