Government Art Collection


The Government Art Collection is a unique British cultural resource, which operates within the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Works of art from the Collection are displayed in British Government buildings both in the United Kingdom and around the world, playing a significant role in promoting British art and culture across diverse and international environments. Over 14,000 works – over two-thirds of the Collection – are now listed on our website. Whenever possible, we lend works of art to public exhibitions, both in the UK and abroad.

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Government Art Collection

179A Tottenham Court Road
Queens Yard
+44 20 7580 9120

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Top review of Government Art Collection

5.0 out of 5 14 May 2011
by Fiona G.

A fascinating place, down an alleyway off Tottenham Court Road

You have to book & be taken on a guided tour.

Its v.small but perfectly formed! Especially interesting is the 20th

century art section, which has artists like Howard Hodgkin,Terry

Frost, William Scott,Patrick Caulfield,Gwyther Irwin. English Diplomats

Ministers & Ambassadors come to select art for their residences here - like...more

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