In a landmark building designed by architect Louis I. Kahn, the Center houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The collection of paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, rare books, and manuscripts reflects the development of British art and life from the Elizabethan period onward. Works include masterpieces by Joshua Reynolds, George Stubbs, Thomas Gainsborough, J. M. W. Turner, and John Constable, as well as major artists from Europe and America who lived and worked in Britain.
500 works emphasizing the impact of immigration and travel on British art and culture across the centuries
Imaginary scenes of contemporary people disrupting 18th-century British landscape gardens
100 seldom-displayed prints, some of the earliest photographs in the world
Contemporary British artist's 1st solo show in the U.S. explores 3 decades of his practice
Representations of both prisons and prisoners illustrate justice, imprisonment, and punishment