Simon John Thurley(1962-), Art historian; Chief Executive of English Heritage
Sitter in 1 portrait
Appointed Chief Executive of English Heritage in 2002, where he began his career in 1981 as Inspector of Ancient Monuments. Curator of the Historic Royal Palaces from 1989 until 1997 and Director of the Museum of London from 1997 until 2002.
Visit From Your Armchair
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
An online exhibition celebrating the very best in contemporary portrait photography.
Explore our community photography project, which presents a personal record of the UK during lockdown.
Sculptures in 360°
See sculptures and fascinating objects from our Collection from all angles.
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
Watch highlights from our special exhibition, which had to close early in March 2020 due to lockdown.