The Courtauld Gallery and Gallery Shop will be closed from Monday 3 September 2018 for a period of at least two years for a major redevelopment project, Courtauld Connects.
This ambitious project will see the transformation of The Courtauld Gallery and its services, enabling us to provide our visitors with a world-class experience. Further information about the closure of the Gallery can be found here.
Current Exhibitions and Displays
18th Century Venetian Opalescent Glass Bowl
13 June 2018 – 2 September 2018
Illuminating Objects Display
Melisa Leñero, a master’s student in Global Innovation Design at the joint programme at Royal College of Art and Imperial College London, delves into the composition of an 18th Century Venetian opalescent glass bowl. What fascinates her, is that under certain lighting conditions, they can appear reminiscent of bioluminescent organisms.