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Exclusive Christmas Shopping Evening

Posted on 05 December 2011

Friday 9 December, 5.30-8.30pm

You're invited to an exclusive Christmas shopping evening! Browse through our wide range of exclusive products and gifts, suitable for all ages and pockets, and enjoy a free glass of wine as you do so. 10% off all purchases and free gift-wrapping for this night only.

For more information call 020 7563 9522 or e-mail Click ...

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Isack van Ostade, 'A Winter Scene,' mid 1640s
Isack van Ostade, 'A Winter Scene,' mid 1640s

Christmas Opening Times

Posted on 02 December 2011

The Wallace Collection will be closed for Christmas on the 24, 25 and 26 December and will re-open again on Tuesday 27 December at 10am. We wish all our visitors a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to seeing you in 2012!

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The Wallace Collection Welcomes its New Director

Posted on 24 October 2011

The Wallace Collection is delighted to welcome its new Director Dr Christoph Vogtherr, who succeeds Dame Rosalind Savill.

Dr Christoph Martin Vogtherr is a specialist scholar/curator in eighteenth-century French painting. He studied Art History, Medieval History and Classical Archaeology at Berlin (Freie Universität), Heidelberg and at Trinity College, Cambridge. He received his Ph.D. from the Freie Universität in 1996 with a thesis on The Early History of the ...

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Dame Rosalind Savill Retires as Director

Posted on 21 October 2011

Dame Rosalind Savill retires as Director of the Wallace Collection, after 37 years at the museum. She joined the Wallace Collection from the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1974 and published her seminal three-volume work, The Wallace Collection Catalogue of Sèvres Porcelain in 1988, before becoming Director in 1992.

In her time at the Collection, Dame Rosalind completed the transformation of the twelve rooms now filled with eighteenth-century French work...

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