Parliamentary Works of Art

Nicky Hirst named official artist for the 2019 General Election

Parliament’s official artist for the 2019 General Election has been named as mixed-media artist Nicky Hirst

Baroness Trumpington (1922-2018)


Baroness Trumpington, a former member of the House of Lords Works of Art Committee, has died aged 96

Sketch for Peers' War Memorial goes on display


A sketch for the Peers' War Memorial by John Tweed has gone on display in the Royal Gallery, House of Lords

November Artwork of the Month: The Peers' War Memorial


This month's artwork marks the centenary of the end of the First World War

Student conservation project 2018


During the last two weeks of September a team of postgraduate conservation students conserved works from the Parliamentary Art Collection

More parliamentary works of art

Title Date
Conserving Maclise's 'Waterloo' & 'Trafalgar': Phase 2 09.10.2018
October Artwork of the Month: Bernie Grant by Kelvin Okafor 01.10.2018
Picture of first elected woman MP, Constance Markievicz, displayed in Parliament 19.07.2018
July Artwork of the Month: Bronze bust of Aneurin Bevan by Robert Thomas 01.07.2018
Portrait of Diane Abbott on display in Manchester 02.06.2018
June Artwork of the Month: Queen Victoria by John Gibson 01.06.2018