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
23 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
24 February 2019 10:30 - 14:15 Available
25 February 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
26 February 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
27 February 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
28 February 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
1 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
2 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
3 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
4 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
5 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
6 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
7 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
8 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
9 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
10 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
11 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
12 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
13 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available
14 March 2019 10:30 - 15:15 Available

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Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Gulliver's Lost Luggage

Sat 23 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.

Prized Possessions - Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses

Sat 23 Feb 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.

Petworth’s Royal Academicians

Sat 23 Feb 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.

Volunteering Coffee Morning

Thu 07 Mar 2019
11:00-13:00
Interested in volunteering at Petworth? Drop in at any time between 11am and 1pm for a free and relaxed coffee morning to find out more and meet our friendly team.

National Trust World Book Day

Sat 09 Mar 2019
10:00-16:00
Join us as the National Trust celebrate World Book Day.

Mother's Day craft

Sat 30 Mar 2019
11:00-15:00
Drop in and make a gift for mum and finish it off in a personalised frame while mum relaxes with tea and biscuits.