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 (Jean-Louis-) Ernest Meissonier, 'An Artist showing his Work', France, 19th century
(Jean-Louis-) Ernest Meissonier, 'An Artist showing his Work', France, 19th century

Your Paintings: Wallace Collection Art Works on First National Oil Paintings Database

Posted on 13 December 2012

All 212,000 of the United Kingdom’s oil paintings are now online, including all 651 of the Wallace Collection's stunning oils.Today the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) and the BBC completed their hugely ambitious project to put online the United Kingdom’s entire collection of oil paintings in public ownership. This makes the UK the first country in the world to give such access to its national collection of paintings. In total, 3,217 venues a...

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Refugee Tour Guides Present Wallace Collection Hidden Treasures

Posted on 06 December 2012

Since February 2011, a remarkable group of volunteer Refugee Tour Guides from a range of African countries have embarked on an ambitious venture with the Wallace Collection, to learn about the museum's intriguing history and collections. Supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, the group have completed a unique training programme to learn how to create and deliver guided tours and to master the art of public speaking in both intimate and large gallery sp...

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Joshua Reynolds, 'Mrs Elizabeth Carnac', c. 1775
Joshua Reynolds, 'Mrs Elizabeth Carnac', c. 1775

Benefactors' Insight Talks

Posted on 08 October 2012

Sign up as a Benefactor of the Wallace Collection and join us this autumn for a series of special evening insight talks by Dr Christoph Vogtherr, Director of the Wallace Collection, as well as a host of other benefits. The talks will focus on paintings from the British, French and Spanish Royal Courts and will take place in the galleries after hours. Join us before each talk for a private drinks reception, at 6.00pm, and then enjoy our unique program...

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The Laughing Cavalier
The Laughing Cavalier

Art History Evening Classes: Art Cavaliers

Posted on 05 October 2012

Our ever popular evening course is back for a seventh time. Designed for those with a busy schedule, it provides an informal and intimate setting to discover art. With a maximum group size of 30, participants explore with our curators in the glorious environment of the Wallace Collection after-hours.

Five themed sessionsEnjoy a glass of wine in the galleriesBe invited to Wallace Collection private viewsWelcome packOptional dinner in the...

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