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 11,000 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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Venue Details & Map
Government Art Collection
179A Tottenham Court Road
Queens YardLondonW1T 7PA
- +44 20 7580 9120
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