Prized Possessions - Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses

Prized Possessions celebrates the enduring British taste for collecting Dutch paintings and explores how and why this style of Art was desired, commissioned and displayed.

  • Booking advisable

The Trust cares for one of the largest and most significant collections of art in the UK including many important seventeenth-century Dutch paintings acquired by country house owners for over 300 years.

The exhibition includes works by celebrated artists such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Lely, Gabriel Metsu and Cornelis de Heem.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £12.00
    National Trust Member
  • Adult £16.00
    Standard Admission
  • Adult £8.00
    National Art Pass

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Under 16's free exhibition entry (NAA) when accompanied by a paying adult
Assistance dogs are welcome.
What to bring and wear
Conservation heating only in the mansion, we advise visitors to dress warmly.
Accessibility
Disabled parking spaces. Accessible WC. Large print captions available. Transport from car park to mansion offered for less mobile visitors.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
26 January 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
27 January 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
28 January 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
29 January 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
30 January 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
31 January 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
1 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
2 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
3 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
4 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
5 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
6 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
7 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
8 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
9 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
10 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
11 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
12 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
13 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
14 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Box Office
Email
enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 0344 249 1895

Upcoming events

A Georgian Christmas

Mon 10 Dec 2018
11:00-16:00
Celebrate the festive season in opulent Georgian style with selected rooms of the House and Servants Quarters dressed for a Georgian style Christmas and discover some traditions both old and new.

Exhibition: Elizabeth Ilive - A Woman Ahead of Her Time

Mon 10 Dec 2018
11:00-17:00
Discover the remarkable life and achievements of a pioneering woman who lived at Petworth around the 1800s. This interactive exhibition includes a reimagining of the laboratory she developed at Petworth.

Volunteering Coffee Morning

Thu 13 Dec 2018
11:00-13:00
Interested in volunteering at Petworth? Join us for a free and relaxed coffee morning to find out more and meet our friendly team.

Petworth’s Royal Academicians

Wed 02 Jan 2019
11:00-16:00
In the North Gallery, to mark the Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary, Petworth House are highlighting ten works of painting and sculpture by founders and members of the Royal Academy such as Reynolds, Turner and Flaxman.

Prized Possessions - Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses

Sat 26 Jan 2019
10:30-14:15
Prized Possessions celebrates the enduring British taste for collecting Dutch paintings and explores how and why this style of Art was desired, commissioned and displayed.

Gulliver's Lost Luggage

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:00-16:00
Inspired by a painting of a scene from 'Gulliver's Travels', go on an adventure in the Pleasure Ground spotting Gulliver's lost luggage.