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The Courtauld Gallery

Home to one of the greatest art collections in the UK, The Courtauld Gallery is located in the magnificent historical setting of Somerset House. The Gallery is particularly known for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and exciting programme of temporary exhibitions.

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星空传媒 at The Courtauld

星空传媒 is a research-led, independent College of the University of London, with one of the world鈥檚 most prestigious programmes of art history, curating, and conservation.

Forge a meaningful career in the professional art world and beyond. Applications are now open for 2024 entry!

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Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads

Until 27 May 2024

鈽呪槄鈽呪槄鈽 “Incredible” – Time Out
鈽呪槄鈽呪槄 “One epic experience” – The Independent

FINAL WEEKS: Don’t miss your last chance to experience a聽major exhibition of hauntingly听产别补耻迟颈蹿耻濒,听濒补谤驳别-蝉肠补濒别听drawings by聽Frank Auerbach聽at The Courtauld Gallery. The exhibition is a unique opportunity to see early masterpieces by one of the world鈥檚 most celebrated living artists. Friends go free.聽

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Explore The Courtauld鈥檚 events, talks, exhibitions, lectures and courses. We welcome everyone with an interest in art and art history, from young people and families to academics and researchers.

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Online, Public Programmes, Short Courses, Showcasing Art History

Re-Framing: Modern and Contemporary Art by Women 1870s to Today

On campus: Tuesday 23 April 鈥 Tuesday 21 May, Online: Wednesday 1 May 鈥 Wednesday 29 May | 拢95

Based on selected case studies drawn from relevant exhibitions, our lectures explore some of the theoretical and curatorial approaches underpinning the framing and staging of the work of women in the visual arts.聽...

The Courtauld Fund Challenge Week

9鈥15 May 2024

We are calling on The Courtauld community to help us raise 拢110,000 in just one week!

Help us support the next generation of art leaders, safeguard our world-renowned art collection, protect our Grade I listed Gallery, unlock hidden collections, and conserve important artworks.

Our Courtauld Fund Leaders have generously pledged to match every 拢1 raised up to 拢55,000 until midnight on 15 May 2024. This means if you donate today your donation will be doubled!

Applications for 2024 entry are open

We will be accepting applications for MA History of Art, Graduate Diploma in the History of Art, and MA Art History & Conservation of Buddhist Heritage.

Find out more through our course information and application guidance:


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The Courtauld Shop

Discover beautiful products inspired by our most famous works, alongside art materials and books for experts, enthusiasts, and children alike.

Every time you shop with us, you are supporting The Courtauld鈥檚 mission to advance the understanding of the visual arts through advanced research, innovative teaching, inspiring exhibitions and programmes, and the stewardship of our collections.

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