What’s Happening

Find out about current projects and activity here. In 2020 the Collection moves in to a new home and we look forward to resuming our popular 'Behind the scenes' tours alongside a new programme. If you want to be the first to hear our news, you can sign up for our Newsletter in the footer or follow us on social media.

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Representation of the People Project 2018-28

Find out about the Collection's ten-year commitment to assess and improve representation in the Collection across age, disability, gender, race, sexuality and socio-economics.

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Partnership Projects

The Government Art Collection is committed to working with different partners and to finding new ways to reach wider audiences.

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Robson Orr TenTen Award 2020

Yinka Shonibare CBE has been awarded the Robson Orr TenTen Award 2020. His new commission 'Hibiscus and the Rose' was celebrated at a virtual launch in October 2020.

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On Show

Artwork loans to public exhibitions are currently on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions.