London is fortunate to be graced by over 200 Art Galleries, including some of the finest in the world and housing some of the most important Art works anywhere.
The National Gallery houses one of the world’s greatest collections of European paintings. The Art works here belong to the public and so the entrance fee is free.
The Tate gallery has been holder of the National Collection of British Art since 1500 and can be found at Milbank.
The Royal Academy of Arts is the oldest established Fine Arts institution in England, and attracts over 1 million visitors annually. Turner and Constable are both exhibited here at Burlington House in Piccadilly.
The National Portrait Gallery was opened in 1856 and houses paintings of historical importance as well as portraits of famous British subjects. The portraits include drawings, caricatures, sculptures and self portraits of Hogarth, Reynolds and others. As well as the permanent collection there is also a changing display of contemporary work.
Of the many more to chose from, the Marlborough Fine Art is one of the world’s leading dealers in fine Art, holding six to eight exhibitions each year of paintings and sculptures of international artists.
The Grosvenor gallery at 37 Albemarle Street specialises in 20th century paintings, drawings and sculpture.
London is a real opportunity for Art lovers, so make the most of it during your time here with many free exhibitions.
Stay at the Regency House Hotel in London and visit some of finest Galleries in the world.