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Government Art Collection
Government Art Collection

With over 14,000 works of art spanning five centuries, the Government Art Collection is the largest most dispersed collection of British art in the world. Two thirds of the Collection is on display in British Government buildings in nearly every capital city around the world. Dating from 1898, the Collection helps promote British art and history while contributing to cultural diplomacy.

Government Art Collection

Queen's Yard, 179A Tottenham Court Road, London, Greater London W1T 7PA England

020 7211 2425

Please remember to double-check the opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit

  • 14 April 2021

    #RobertColquhoun painted Tomato Plants during the Second World War when the public were encouraged to grow their own food. The Ministry of Food campaign proved a great success with over a million allotments by 1943. Courtesy of the artist's estate / Bridgeman Art Library