Tour in the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery
The National Gallery, which is adjacent to the National Portrait Gallery, exhibits world famous paintings from different periods of time from the end of the 13th century to the beginning of the 20th century. The collection includes masterpieces by some of the greatest painters such as Monet, Da-Vinci, Sea, Van-Gogh, Degas and many more.
The National Portrait Gallery is a special art gallery housing a huge and impressive collection of portraits of historically important and famous people from the United Kingdom. Established in 1856, it was the first portrait museum of its kind. Today, this gallery has the world’s largest collection of portraits of people; among them are Henry VIII, Florence Nightingale, the Beatles and Queen Elizabeth II – all beautifully painted by talented artists. The gallery houses an incredible collection of over 10,000 portraits - photographs, paintings and sculptures - of men and women, important, famous and influential people who are connected, directly or indirectly, to the rich British history and culture.
In Calanit’s guided tour in the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery you will experience the collections, view some of the iconic art works created by some of the greatest masters, and have the chance to appreciate a variety of art techniques.
Calanit will focus on the most exciting works in these two outstanding galleries collection putting an emphasis on both classical and modern works. We will see works by Leonardo Da-Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas and Van Gogh, as well as modern portraits created by video, photography, multimedia and sculpturing – dedicated to celebrities, famous actors, rock and pop stars and artists, including, for example, Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge, who is the patron of the National Portrait Gallery.
The entry to both galleries is free, but some special exhibitions may require purchasing tickets.
Meeting point: Details will be provided at the time of booking.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Price: £25 per person for a group tour (minimum 4 participants are required)
* The price does not include entry tickets to special exhibitions, which will be charged by the gallery/museum.
* Private tours are available - the prices are set according to the size of the group and duration of the tour.