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The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour

The Masterpiece Tour is part of the National Gallery’s commitment to promote the understanding, knowledge, and appreciation of Old Master paintings to as wide an audience as possible. This opportunity to bring three hugely popular works to the public’s doorstep is being made possible by the generous support of Christie’s.

The tours offer the opportunity for three non-London venues to exhibit the Masterpiece as well as receiving a contribution towards related marketing and public programme costs. Applications are open to all UK museums and galleries who meet the required standards of loan, security and environmental conditions.

They are particularly interested in working with venues who have not previously or recently borrowed from the National Gallery, or who are located in areas of cultural or socioeconomic deprivation.

Applications for 2020 will open in late October / early November. For more information, visit the National Gallery website.

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