New Arts Council Collection Website

10 July 2017

The new Arts Council Collection website is now online. Featuring an improved look and layout, the new site presents a significantly expanded selection of information and resources.

New features include:

> Improved online database with new mobile-friendly layouts enhanced access to over 7,500 artworks. Browse artists using the new A-Z Directory or view works by Medium, Decade, or Theme.

> Interactive Exhibitions Map – find exhibitions near you and plan gallery visits with our interactive map showing all Collection works currently on show around the UK and beyond.

> Explore artists and artworks in the Collection and find out about our current education projects.

> Catch-up on the latest exhibition news from our National Partners Programme venues and watch videos about recent National Partner exhibitions.

> Browse our latest publications produced in partnership with Hayward Publishing.

> Researchers and curators, use our Curators’ Portal to create downloadable selections.


Sign-up for the new Arts Council Collection newsletter, to receive regular updates on exhibitions and activity.



The Arts Council Collection is the UK's most widely seen collection of modern and contemporary art.

With more than 8,000 works by over 2,000 artists, it can be seen in exhibitions and public displays across the country and beyond. This website offers unprecedented access to the Collection, and information about each work can be found on this site.