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We are transforming our Gallery, teaching and social spaces.  We will re-open in Spring 2021 with a greater variety of works from our collection on display than ever before and an expanded exhibition programme. Find out more about our transformation project 

Whilst The Gallery is closed for redevelopment, we have partnered both nationally and internationally to provide unique opportunities for more audiences to engage with The Courtauld’s collection.

Masterpieces of Impressionism: The Courtauld Collection
in Japan

Masterpieces of Impressionism: The Courtauld Collection, a major touring exhibition of 60 works, is currently touring Japan as part of the British Council’s UK in Japan 2019-20 season.

  • Aichi Prefectural Museum, Nagoya:
    3 Jan – 15 March 2020
  • Kobe City Museum:
    28 March – 21 June 2020
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Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld

This touring exhibition will present a selection of The Courtauld’s best pieces of Islamic metalwork to new audiences around England.

Adam and Eve

The Courtauld at the National Gallery, London

25 Courtauld works are able to be viewed, free of charge, throughout the National Gallery’s permanent collection.



Radical Drawing: Works from Coventry and The Courtauld

The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

18 Oct 2019 – 19 Jan 2020

A unique opportunity to explore a group of remarkable drawings by artists who have pushed the boundaries of what it means to draw, including 15 works from our collection. This exhibition is part of our National Partners project.

The Bloomsbury Effect

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

14 Dec 2019 – 16 Feb 2020

A special display of three early 20th century British paintings from our collection by leading figures of the Bloomsbury Group and one of their avant-garde contemporaries. This display is part of our National Partners project.

Impressions of Modern Life: Prints from The Courtauld Gallery

Royal Holloway Exhibition Space

13 Jan – 3 April 2020

An exhibition showcasing 24 prints from our collection by world-renowned artists such as Édouard Manet, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, in partnership with Royal Holloway University.

Paul Gauguin, Manao Tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Watches), 1893-94, The Courtauld Gallery, London (The Samuel Courtauld Trust).

Courtaulds: Origins, Innovations & Family

Braintree Museum

1 Feb – 30 May 2020

Explore the extraordinary legacy of the Courtauld family and a display of rare original prints by Paul Gauguin from our collection. This exhibition offers a unique glimpse into the early work of this formative Impressionist artist who was championed by Samuel Courtauld. Part of our National Partners project.

The Courtauld Gallery and Courtauld Shop are closed until Spring 2021 while we undertake a major transformation project called Courtauld Connects

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The Courtauld Gallery is temporarily closed for a major transformation project. It will reopen in early 2021.