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.

Advanced Collection search

Corporate support

Corporate support

Corporate support

The National Portrait Gallery is home to the world’s largest and most diverse collection of portraits.

The Gallery is a living archive of the men and women who have made and are making British history and culture. As one of the only national collections to commission art works, the Gallery also combines the contemporary with the historical.


We work with a wide range of companies to make creative and inspiring partnerships that deliver on their objectives. Corporate support offers a range of flexible options designed to meet your company’s needs, including sponsorship and corporate partnership. We will work closely with you to ensure your business gets the best value from your association with the Gallery.

  • Promoting your brand & enhancing awareness
  • Entertaining your clients in a unique venue
  • Attracting the attention of the Gallery’s extensive mix of visitors
  • Involving & motivating your employees
  • Delivering your Corporate Social Responsibility programme
  • Engaging all your stakeholders through enjoyable activities and cultural debate.
a place that has never looked shinier or more alive
Andrew Motion, The Guardian



Unique to the National Portrait Gallery is a stylish selection of contemporary and traditional spaces in which companies can entertain guests in and around the works of art.

Find out more

Corporate Partnership programme

Corporate Partnership offers clients exclusive use of the Gallery for private hire events.

Find out more

Current and recent sponsors

Some of our current and recent sponsors today

Find out more

Do, draw and make!

Do, draw and make!

From building dens to food faces – enjoy our Playful Portraits activities and find out about some brilliant people!

Get Creative

Healthcare Heroes

Activities for children and families inspired by three healthcare heroes from our Collection.

Learn together

Learning resources

Downloadable and web based resources to support learning at home linked to art, history, citizenship and literacy.

Get learning