Exhibition: War Paint: Brushes with conflict

This exhibition CLOSED on Sun, 8th Oct 2017

This exhibition has finished.

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


Explore why artists and soldiers have painted scenes of conflict, in our first temporary exhibition at the new museum.

Artists and soldiers have painted scenes of conflict for many reasons - to create records, report news or commemorate events. But above all, war paintings are personal perspectives on war and its vast impact on people and places.

War Paint features over 130 paintings and objects exploring the complex relationship between war and the men and women who map, record, celebrate and document it.
‘Who shall record the glorious deeds of the soldier whose lot is numbered with the thousands in the ranks who live and die and fight in obscurity?’ Private William Wheeler, 1813


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

National Army Museum,

Royal Hospital Road, London,
SW3 4HT

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