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Transforming the Dutch Galleries - Updated Video Now Online

Posted on 02 May 2012

We are pleased to announce that the updated version of the video Transforming the Dutch Galleries is now online. Learn more about the refurbishment of the newly-reopened Dutch Galleries and, for the first time, see the completed hang and hear about the themes of the galleries from Curator of Old Master Pictures, Dr Lucy Davis.


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18th-Century Day Video Now Online

Posted on 17 April 2012

If you didn’t make it to the 18th-century day this year, or you want to have a reminder about your day, click here to watch our video of the exciting event.

From photoshoots to puppet-making, 18th-century French dancing to digital treasure hunts, there was something for everyone, and the day was a great success!

Keep checking here for details of our 16th-century day in September, and for next ...

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'Digital Catalogue of European Arms and Armour' wins ACE Best New Publication award

Posted on 16 April 2012

The recently released Digital Catalogue of European Arms and Armour has won the Association for Cultural Enterprises annual award for Best New Publication 2012.

According to ACE, "the greatest ever volume of entries for the awards was received and the field was extremely stong. The panel of judges[...]commented that the standard of entries made selection of winners within each catageory a difficult but exciting task."

The award is cur...

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Refurbished Dutch Galleries Now Open to the Public

Posted on 20 March 2012

After an 18-month refurbishment programme, we are pleased to announce that the Dutch Galleries have now re-opened! These three newly refurbished galleries create a fresh architectural language for the display of one of Europe's finest collections of Dutch art. The original height of the galleries from the time of Sir Richard Wallace has been recreated and new roof lights let in natural light and clear views of the sky. The vision for the new galleries is influenced by the rooms o...

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