Discover paintings at our places
We care for thousands of paintings at our places offering visitors some of the finest examples of art from Renaissance masterpieces to contemporary showstoppers. Browse all our content about paintings, in one place.
Powis’ great halls and quiet chambers are full of portraits of real people. Delve beneath the surface of our exceptional collection of art and discover the secret messages hidden within them.
Discover the colossal conservation work that we undertake at Petworth and watch this time lapse video of the restoration of the gigantic Reynolds masterpiece 'Macbeth and the Witches'.
Trelissick Gallery is delighted to host artist Paul Lewin for our 2018 Summer Exhibition. In a career of some 50 shows, Paul has justly established his reputation amongst the finest contemporary painters working in Britain today. His paintings now feature in collections as far afield as Mexico, the Far East and Australia.
Book your tickets now for the William Blake in Sussex: Visions of Albion Exhibition open from 13 January 2018. Tickets are limited so please do pre-book to see this one of a kind exhibition that celebrates the artist's relationship with the county.
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Nat Young captures the essence of the landscapes around Flatford with his beautiful paintings on show in the Boat House Gallery until 24 June.
The gardens at Mount Stewart are the unique creation of Edith, Lady Londonderry. The formal garden 'rooms' are suffused with rich symbolism and theatrical imagery, evoking Edith's family history and Irish legend. Discover the story of one the most celebrated and original gardens of the 20th century and the woman behind them.
Recent conservation work on The Penitent Magdalen by Sir Peter Lely at Kingston Lacy has revealed the fine quality of this rare picture.
Get inspired the paintings in the mansion and for our younger visitors borrow a backpack brimming with art materials to make your own masterpieces in the great outdoors.
Find out all about the Trust's acquisition of this significant portrait.
The attribution of the painting 'A Magus at a Table' has been the source of much debate over the years. Can advances in scientific analysis settle the matter once and for all?
Since November, Erddig’s artist in residence has been inspired to paint scores of paintings of Erddig. Discover Matthew’s unique journey through our historic house and enjoy nearly eight months' work on display in this exciting new exhibition.
Who thinks 'blogging' is a new phenomenon? Sir Herbert Baker produces his own blog of his journey back from India in 1914.
Pick up your easel and paints and head over to Red House for a day of outdoor painting in the garden.
The collections at our places are always growing as additional items come into our care. See what new treasures are on display near you.
4 PRINTmakers Georgie Finn, Miranda Chapman, Julie Orpen and Anne Townshend are exhibiting together until the end of February.
The four paintings by Nicholas Dall have been relocated to the dining room, so that you can see what the landscape of Shugborough used to look like with all its features.
Why not take inspiration for summer holiday entertainment from some of Upton's paintings of happy youngsters...