Explore our history, from foundation to the present day.

Timeline
    Scroll through our history with our easy
    to use interactive timeline


Face to Face
    Explore our history with our slideshow
    of eight faces for eight decades

“…What the Courtauld Institute sets out to do is … to arouse and develop in the rising generation a love and scholarly appreciation of the Arts and to make that knowledge play an integral and vital part in their lives”

LORD LEE’S SPEECH TO THE PRESS - 21 JUNE 1932