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Burrell Collection tapestries on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery exhibition

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Spotlight loans and themed exhibitions

The Burrell Collection can be seen at home and abroad at the following venues.

  1. Burrell Collection tapestry detail
    Burrell at Kelvingrove: Tapestries

    During his lifetime Sir William Burrell (1861–1958) collected over 200 tapestries. Including majestic tapestries commissioned by kings, princes and bishops and smaller domestic tapestries woven for the emerging wealthy merchant classes, this exhibition showcases nine works from the 14 – 17 centuries. Until Spring 2018 at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

    Burrell at Kelvingrove: Tapestries
  2. Degas Jockeys in the rain
    Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell Collection

    Commemorating the centenary of the artist’s death, twenty works by Edgar Degas from the Burrell Collection are on show at the National Gallery, London. This is the first time many of the works are being seen outside Glasgow since they were acquired early in the 20th century by Burrell. Until April 2018 at The National Gallery, London.

    Degas at The National Gallery
  3. The Pond by Matthijs Maris
    Matthijs Maris

    This autumn, the Rijksmuseum will present a large exhibition of works by the romantic bohemian Matthijs Maris. Including 75 paintings, drawings, etchings and craftwork, due to the unique loans from the Burrell Collection, this is the first- ever comprehensive overview of the artist’s work and the first time the works have travelled overseas since they were acquired by Burrell. Until 7 January 2018 at The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

    Matthijs at The Rijksmuseum