The Courtauld Gallery

Home to one of the greatest art collections in the UK, The Courtauld Gallery is located in the magnificent historical setting of Somerset House. The Gallery is particularly known for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and exciting programme of temporary exhibitions.

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The Courtauld Institute of Art is a research-led, independent College of the University of London, with one of the world’s most prestigious programmes of art history, curating, and conservation.

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The Morgan Stanley Exhibition: Peter Doig

10 Feb – 29 May 2023

A major exhibition of new and recent works by Peter Doig – including paintings and works on paper created since the artist’s move from Trinidad to London in 2021 – is now open at The Courtauld Gallery. Friends go free.

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i Peter Doig, Alpinist, 2022, Pigment on linen, 295cm x 195cm © Peter Doig, All Rights Reserved, DACS 2023

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Explore The Courtauld’s events, talks, exhibitions, lectures and courses. We welcome everyone with an interest in art and art history, from young people and families to academics and researchers.

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Gallery Talks, Public Programmes, The Courtauld Gallery

Lunchtime Talk

1:00pm, 23 Mar 2023 | Free

Lunchtime talks are delivered by students and researchers at The Courtauld Institute of Art on works in the collection. The talks take place in the gallery and are an informal and interesting way of looking closely at an artwork....

The Courtauld Fund Challenge Week

23 – 29 March 2023

We are calling on The Courtauld’s incredible global community to collectively help us raise a total of £40,000 in just one week! Donations to our #CourtauldChallenge campaign are being generously match-funded by the Courtauld Fund Leaders – a group of extraordinary philanthropists. This means you can double your impact in support of our work and, together, we can raise £80,000 for vital areas of need across The Courtauld.

Every donation of any size makes a difference. Thank you.

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The Courtauld Shop

Discover beautiful products inspired by our most famous works, alongside art materials and books for experts, enthusiasts, and children alike.

Every time you shop with us, you are supporting The Courtauld’s mission to advance the understanding of the visual arts through advanced research, innovative teaching, inspiring exhibitions and programmes, and the stewardship of our collections.

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