Ten reasons to visit

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With over 2,300 paintings in the collection, there are hundreds of reasons to visit the Gallery. Here are 10 to get you started...

Get into great art

From Leonardo da Vinci to Vincent van Gogh

See priceless works of art for free

Get creative

Fun for all age groups

Brush up your skills, create your own masterpiece

Be inspired

Detail from Bronzino, 'An Allegory with Venus and Cupid'

Life, death, passion, beauty

Every painting tells a story

Learn about art

Discover more about paintings

Talks, tours and online guides


Take time out

Escape from the city into a painting