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A New Demand for Art

Social changes after the First World War meant an unexpected and new demand for art in Britain's embassy buildings.


From its informal foundation by ministerial memo back in 1898, historical portraits formed some of the first purchases of the Collection and they continue to be acquired today.

Advisory Committee

The role of the Advisory Committee is to approve the acquisition and commission of works of art and to advise on the policy and stewardship of the Collection. See who the current members are.

A Day in the Life of a Senior Collection Coordinator

Ever wondered what the role of a Senior Collection Coordinator is all about? Discover more about a typical day with a member of our team.

Eileen Agar’s painting ‘Guardian of Memories’

Eileen Agar’s painting ‘Guardian of Memories’, features in ‘British Surrealism’, at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Dulwich, from 26 February – 26 May 2020

Conversations with History

A glimpse of diplomatic relations between the UK and France in the 19th century, through a selection of works from the Collection, installed at the British Ambassador's Residence in Paris.