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The Bankside Gallery is home to the Royal Watercolour Society and Society of Painter Printmakers. They usually have some pictures to buy.
Banqueting House is not actually an art gallery, but if you’re interested in art then you can’t come to London and miss the huge Rubens that adorns its ceiling.
The Cartoon Museum showcases the best of British cartoons, caricatures and animation – everything from The Beano to Spitting Image.
Famous for its collection of French Impressionists, and works by great painters such as Cézanne, Seurat, Gauguin, Monet, Manet, Rubens and Van Gogh.
Contains paintings of famous faces and scenes from London’s history, plus the remains of London’s Roman amphitheatre in the basement.
The Hayward Gallery has temporary exhibitions by contemporary artists, sculptors and photographers. It is part of the Southbank Centre complex.
This 18th-century house has a fine collection of artworks including paintings by Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Van Dyck, Vermeer and Turner.
London’s best gallery contains artworks by the world’s greatest painters: Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Renoir, Raphael, Titian, Turner, Vincent van Gogh and more.
This gallery tells the story of Britain through sculptures and portraits of our most famous kings, queens, politicians and celebrities.
There’s only one painting in the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, but it stretches across the ceiling and over every wall.
This gallery explores early and contemporary photography through a series of temporary exhibitions, and hosts an annual Photography Prize.
Built onto the side of Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s Gallery shows pieces from the Royal Collection in a series of temporary exhibitions.
Queen’s House is part of the National Maritime Museum and has a collection of naval-related art. It’s also an historic piece of architecture.
The RA started out as an art school teaching the likes of JMW Turner, Gainsborough and Blake, who’s works can be seen in the John Madejski Fine Rooms.
Charles Saatchi’s gallery has free exhibitions by up-and-coming artists who rarely get the chance to exhibit their work in London’s larger galleries.
This small gallery in Kensington Gardens houses temporary exhibitions of paintings, sculptures and film works by contemporary artists.
Tate Britain focuses solely on British art by the likes of Hockney, Bacon, Blake, Turner, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Constable and Millais.
The Tate Modern is one of the most popular visitor attractions in London with works by Dali, Matisse, Pollock, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.
The V&A contains British paintings by Turner, Constable and Gainsborough, plus some famous studies by Raphael.
This hidden gem of a gallery contains works by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens, Reynolds, Titian, Gainsborough and Delacroix.
Whitechapel Art Gallery
This gallery displays works by contemporary artists, as well as a few retrospective exhibitions, and works that are important to the local community.