A bar at the Folies-Bergere, Edouard Manet, The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust) © The Courtauld
Exhibition

The Courtauld Gallery

Reopening Fri 19 Nov 2021
The Courtauld Gallery
North Wing

The Courtauld cares for one of the greatest art collections in the UK, sharing these works with the public at The Courtauld Gallery in the North Wing of Somerset House.

The Courtauld Gallery will reopen its doors to the public on Friday 19 November 2021 following the most significant modernisation project in its history. Its much-loved collection of works – ranging from the Renaissance through to the 20th century - will be completely redisplayed and reinterpreted, and enhanced spaces will allow The Courtauld to give visitors greater insight into its collections, teaching and research and enable inspiring encounters with its great works of art.

The Gallery’s world-famous collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art – such as Van Gogh’s Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Manet’s A Bar at the Folies Bergère - will be reunited in the spectacularly restored LVMH Great Room – London’s oldest purpose-built exhibition space.

The LVMH Great Room. Photo © Hufton+Crow.jpg

The LVMH Great Room. Photo © Hufton+Crow
The LVMH Great Room. Photo © Hufton+Crow

The Blavatnik Fine Rooms will provide a stunning setting for a series of new displays of works from the Renaissance to the 18th century. A new space will be dedicated to The Courtauld’s important collection of Medieval and Early Renaissance paintings and decorative arts, and rooms devoted to 20th century art and the Bloomsbury Group will showcase lesser-known areas of the collection through rotating displays.

Paul Cézanne, The Card Players, 1892-96, The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust) © The Courtauld.jpg

Paul Cézanne, The Card Players, 1892-96, The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust) © The Courtauld
Paul Cézanne, The Card Players, 1892-96, The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust) © The Courtauld


In addition, two brand new galleries will provide a beautiful new home for The Courtauld’s acclaimed programme of temporary exhibitions.

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Exhibitions and Events

Alongside its redisplayed permanent collection, The Courtauld Gallery will open in November with three temporary exhibitions included in the ticket price:

The Courtauld also has a diverse programme of digital events, courses and more throughout this year.


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