For over 100 years, the UK Government Art Collection has collected works of art to display in British Government buildings around the world, promoting British art and culture.

Wild Boy at the Government Art Collection

This summer at the GAC, a collaboration with children's author Rob Lloyd Jones and Pop Up Projects, culminated in a …


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Court of Exiles

A new display of art for the British Ambassador's Residence in The Hague

Home by Laura Ford on display in The Hague

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Mark Wallinger is Innocent by Mark Wallinger

Thorn in My Side

Surrounded by her patterned and colourful works, Tess Jaray reveals her new ways of working

Thorns 18 by Tess Jaray

Danckerts at the National Maritime Museum

A painting by Hendrick Danckerts is on show at the National Maritime Museum, London

Whitehall from St. James's Park by Hendrick Danckerts


February's Featured Work is 'Battersea Park Herons', a painting by the artist Maggi Hambling

Battersea Park Herons by Maggi Hambling