The National Gallery, London houses the national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show, 360 days a year, free of charge.
The Royal Academy's annual exhibition, bringing together paintings, sculptures, drawings and models by many of Britain's most distinguished artists and architects, is the world's largest open contemporary art exhibition.
Search The Tate online. The Tate holds the national collections of British Art and of international modern art. The entire Tate Collection can be found on this site, each work with its own information page.
The original Tate Britain is the national gallery of British art from 1500 to the present day, from the Tudors to the Turner Prize. Tate holds the greatest collection of British art in the world, including works by Blake, Constable, Epstein, Gainsborough, Gilbert and George, Hatoum, Hirst, Hockney, Hodgkin, Hogarth, Moore, Rossetti, Sickert, Spencer, Stubbs and Turner. The gallery is the world centre for the understanding and enjoyment of British art, and helps promote interest in British art internationally.
The Tate Modern is Britain's new national museum of modern art. Housed in the former Bankside Power Station, Tate Modern displays the Tate collection of international modern art from 1900 to the present day, including major works by Dalí, Picasso, Matisse, Rothko and Warhol as well as contemporary work by artists such as Dorothy Cross, Gilbert & George and Susan Hiller.
The Tate Liverpool is the home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the North of England and the largest gallery of modern and contemporary art outside London. Tate Liverpool is housed in a beautiful converted warehouse which is part of the historic Albert Dock. Their exhibitions of modern and contemporary art make a unique contribution to the North of England's artistic vitality and complement Merseyside's celebrated historic collections.
Tate St Ives opened in June 1993 and offers a unique introduction to modern art, where many works can be viewed in the surroundings and atmosphere which inspired them. The Gallery also manages the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, which gives a remarkable insight into the work of this great twentieth-century sculptor.