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Exploring Ranjit Singh: A warrior King’s exhibition at the Wallace Collection
Exploring Ranjit Singh: A warrior King’s exhibition at the Wallace Collection

Exploring Ranjit Singh: A warrior King’s exhibition at the Wallace Collection

Shining brightly in the middle of an atmospheric exhibition is a gold lotus flower throne, on a rare loan that, for the first time, lets us see the intricately decorated back, which is even more impressive than the front.

Apr
11
From Scarborough to Venice – Watercolours unveil Europe’s varied landscapes
From Scarborough to Venice – Watercolours unveil Europe’s varied landscapes

From Scarborough to Venice – Watercolours unveil Europe’s varied landscapes

Paintings by two early masters of the watercolour are taking visitors on a journey – from the rugged Yorkshire Dales to the grandeur of Venice,

Jan
11
A mixed bag of doggy portraits at the Wallace Collection
A mixed bag of doggy portraits at the Wallace Collection

A mixed bag of doggy portraits at the Wallace Collection

An exhibition devoted to man's best friend is a bit of a mongrel display of paintings and drawings that struggle to form a cohesive collection.

Jul
24
2023
The Queen and her Corgis coming to the Wallace Collection
The Queen and her Corgis coming to the Wallace Collection

The Queen and her Corgis coming to the Wallace Collection

A photography exhibition featuring the late Queen and her long association with Pembroke Welsh corgis will be opening in March at the Wallace Collection in central London.

Jan
24
2023
Wallace Collection putting on a Richard III exhibition
Wallace Collection putting on a Richard III exhibition

Wallace Collection putting on a Richard III exhibition

A decade after the remains of King Richard III were found under a car park in Leicester, there's an exhibition about the discovery opening in London later this year.

Jul
07
2022
A friends reunion for the Laughing Cavalier
A friends reunion for the Laughing Cavalier

A friends reunion for the Laughing Cavalier

Later this year, one of the Wallace Collection's most famous paintings, The Laughing Cavalier will be joined with a selection of other paintings by the same artist that have never been seen together before.

Aug
10
2021
Rubens masterpieces reunited for the first time in 200 years
Rubens masterpieces reunited for the first time in 200 years

Rubens masterpieces reunited for the first time in 200 years

For the first time in 200 years, two great master paintings will be reunited and go on display in London.

May
20
2021
The Wallace Collection to be allowed to lend its artwork at last
The Wallace Collection to be allowed to lend its artwork at last

The Wallace Collection to be allowed to lend its artwork at last

For the first time in over a century, one of central London's lesser known, but rather wonderful museums, the Wallace Collection is to be allowed to lend its collection of grand master paintings to other venues.

Oct
03
2019
A new exhibition space opens in central London
A new exhibition space opens in central London

A new exhibition space opens in central London

A former mansion house just behind Selfridges has added to its exhibition space with a dark new gallery in its basement.

Jul
04
2018
The science underneath Joshua Reynolds paintings
The science underneath Joshua Reynolds paintings

The science underneath Joshua Reynolds paintings

The Wallace Collection has decided to take a deeper look at some of its paintings and has now put the results of its science on display in a small exhibition.

Apr
01
2015

Museum Meals – Wallace Collection

I was in the area watching a steam train trundle through the London Underground and taking a wander down to Oxford Street for some shopping remembered the Wallace Collection has a rather grand looking restaurant.

Sep
08
2014
Naked Frenchmen at a London art gallery
Naked Frenchmen at a London art gallery

Naked Frenchmen at a London art gallery

A total of nearly 40 drawings drawn from the gallic gymnomania have now gone on display in the basement at the Wallace art collection for a few months.

Nov
11
2013
A visit to the Wallace Collection
A visit to the Wallace Collection

A visit to the Wallace Collection

In the late 18th century, the 4th Duke of Manchester built a very grand house in London, on a location near Baker Street that chosen because there was good duck shooting nearby.

Feb
28
2013