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Online exhibitions

Painting of Saint Agatha, by Carlo Dolci, circa 1665-70 at Osterley Park, London
Saint Agatha, by Carlo Dolci at Osterley Park | © National Trust Images/Matthew Hollow

Delve into our online exhibitions from the comfort of your own home. See artworks, explore the history of the places in our care and discover many unique and fascinating collection items.

The south front of Mottisfont, Hampshire, with the parterre garden
The south front of Mottisfont, Hampshire | © National Trust Images/ Robert Morris

Joan Eardley's paintings

Explore the work of Joan Eardley (1921–1963), whose acutely observed and expressive paintings of post-war Scotland stood at the vanguard of 20th-century British art. Three of Eardley's pictures are in the collection at Mottisfont in Hampshire, having been donated in 1996 by artist Derek Hill as part of a wider collection of 81 artworks.

A green and gold-japanned serpentine dressing table with Chinoiserie decoration by Thomas Chippendale, Nostell, West Yorkshire
Japanned dressing table with Chinoiserie decoration by Thomas Chippendale, Nostell, West Yorkshire | © National Trust Images/John Hammond

Chippendale Revealed

This online exhibition features specially commissioned photography showing previously unseen and unique aspects of Thomas Chippendale's furniture. It also showcases the expertise of our Furniture Research & Cataloguing team.

An ebony and ebony-veneered cabinet on stand  with open cabinet doors from Paris, circa 1640, at Osterley Park, London
Open ebony cabinet reveals an interior perspective scene of an archway, Osterley Park, Middlesex | © National Trust Images/ John Hammond

Treasures of Osterley: Rise of a Banking Family

Explore the rise to fame and fortune of the Child family of Osterley Park and House in Middlesex. Discover the works of art they collected from around the globe, featuring stunning new photography and in-depth information by our curatorial experts. The centrepiece of the exhibition is the recently acquired painting of Saint Agatha by the 17th-century Italian artist Carlo Dolci.

Sevres Wine Cooler, showing nymphs worshipping the bust of Pan, from a service made for Louis XVI, dated 1792, in the Porcelain Lobby at Upton House, Warwickshire

Art and collections

We care for one of the world's largest and most significant collections of art and heritage objects. Explore the highlights, our latest major exhibitions, curatorial research and more.

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Wherever you are, experience nature, beauty and history as you explore the places we look after with a podcast, virtual tour or online exhibition.

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Special exhibitions 

Visit the exhibitions hosted at some of the places we look after. From showcasing art and collections to exploring the connections between people and places, there's lots to discover.

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Trust New Art exhibitions and events 

Find out about the Trust New Art exhibitions and events that are happening at places near you, and learn how to join in with future projects.

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Outdoor music, theatre and film events 

Watch a show in the great outdoors with a music, theatre or film event at a place near you. Bring some popcorn to watch outdoor cinema, enjoy music under the stars or be gripped by a theatre production held in beautiful surroundings.