Art in Parliament: Short Films

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2017 General Election Artworks by Cornelia Parker


Follow Cornelia Parker as she observes the 2017 General Election and creates a work of art that reflects its tone and mood

Adam Dant, 2015 General Election Artist for the House of Commons


Find out about the creation of the 2015 General Election Artwork by artist Adam Dant

Andrew Tift paints Lord Carrington’s portrait for the House of Lords


Discover artist Andrew Tift's approach to painting his portrait of Lord Carrington

Artwork of the Month


Watch short films about selected Artworks of the Month

Baroness Boothroyd on her official portrait as Commons Speaker


Baroness Boothroyd discusses her official portrait as Speaker of the House of Commons by Andrew Festing and reflects on her time in the role

Bust of Charles Bradlaugh MP by Suzie Zamit


These three films chart the creation of a bust of Charles Bradlaugh MP for the Parliamentary Art Collection

Conservation of Henry Moore's 'Knife Edge Two Piece'


Watch Henry Moore's sculpture 'Knife Edge Two Piece' being conserved

'New Dawn': The women's suffrage artwork for Parliament


Discover 'New Dawn', Parliament's new work of art commemorating women and the vote

Portrait of Baroness D'Souza, Lord Speaker


These two films follow the creation of Paul Benney's portrait of Baroness D'Souza

The Armada Paintings


Discover the story of the Armada paintings in the Prince's Chamber

The Day Parliament Burned Down

Dr Caroline Shenton explores works from the Parliamentary Art Collection documenting the fire that destroyed Parliament in 1834

Tony Benn, Hilary Benn and Andrew Tift


Watch Hilary Benn MP interview his father Tony Benn and artist Andrew Tift