What’s happening

Find out about current projects and activity here. In 2021 the Collection moves in to a new home and we look forward to resuming our popular behind-the-scenes tours, alongside a new public programme. To be the first to hear our news, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Art X-UK Acquisitions

Over 2020 the Government Art Collection collected new works by 45 visual artists from across the UK, celebrating and supporting the diversity of creativity across the Union.

an artist answers questions at a primary school

Partnership Projects

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

an artist sitting down with his work of art on the wall behind

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.

Art technicians installing a print containing the text COURAGE INSPIRATION SWEAT LOVE THE PARALYMPICS 2012

On Show

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