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The Picture Gallery is currently closed to the public. This is a precaution, in response to the announcement by the UK government regarding its move into the ‘delay’ phase of its response to coronavirus (Covid-19).

See the coronavirus updates page for more information and advice.


How to get here

Please consult the College guide to Getting to Royal Holloway

If you are visiting by car, please contact the art collections team in advance of your visit to register your car and avoid a parking fine. Parking is available on campus. 

The Picture Gallery is located in the Founder's Building. The exhibition space is located in the Davison Building. Click here to see a map of campus.


The Picture Gallery, exhibition space and art store, where you can view our collections, are all step free. We are wheelchair accessible. There are benches, chairs and stools available for use in each space. Please view the building's AccessAble profile to learn more.

Information about our collections in the Picture Gallery is available on our app Smartify, which was created in consultation with with visually impaired and low vision users. We also have print guides with information about our collections. We are currently working on audio descriptions for each painting in the Picture Gallery and hope to have this work completed by May 2020. 

There are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities close to the Picture Gallery, exhibition space and art store.

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