Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions

Conserving Michelangelo

12 May - 29 June 2018


Last year the Metropolitan Museum in New York carried out crucial conservation work on one of the Gallery's Michelangelo drawings. The forthcoming display will show how and why this was done, while exhibiting the drawing for the first time after its return.


Drawing by Michelangelo Buonarroti (JBS 64r)Drawing by Michelangelo Buonarroti (JBS 64v)










Five Paintings and a Taste for Art at the Court of Charles I

26 May -  29 October 2018


Annibale Carracci, The Butcher's Shop (JBS 181)











Portrait of a Building: 50 Years of Christ Church Picture Gallery

29 June - 29 October 2018


Exterior view of the Picture Gallery