The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

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How can I find out what's on at the Gallery?

The What's On section of the website provides information about all current and forthcoming exhibitions and displays, as well as the next three month events programme of talks, films and events, conferences, courses and study days, family  events, Friday evening music and young people's programme.

The Events calendar on the home page allows you to search for any exhibition, display or event and find out what is happening in the Gallery for up to three months in advance.

Events calendar