Parliamentary Works of Art

Picture of first elected woman MP, Constance Markievicz, displayed in Parliament


A picture of the first woman elected to the House of Commons, Constance Markievicz, has been gifted to the UK Parliament by the Irish Parliament

July Artwork of the Month: Bronze bust of Aneurin Bevan by Robert Thomas

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July Artwork of the Month marks the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the NHS.

Portrait of Diane Abbott on display in Manchester


UK Parliament portrait of first black woman MP lent to People's History Museum for new exhibition

June Artwork of the Month: Queen Victoria by John Gibson


This month's artwork marks 180 years since Queen Victoria's coronation

Two UK Parliament portraits go on display in Walsall


Two portraits by Andrew Tift from the Parliamentary Art Collection feature in a new exhibition in Walsall

More parliamentary works of art

Title Date
First Waves artist residency in Wales 21.05.2018
Portrait of Rt Hon Dame Joan Ruddock unveiled in Parliament 22.02.2018
Cornelia Parker’s General Election artworks unveiled 02.02.2018
Portrait of Bernie Grant (1944-2000) unveiled in Parliament 05.12.2017
New Acquisition: ‘A Gun Crew’ by Sir Frank Brangwyn 07.11.2017
August Artwork of the Month: 'Statesman No. 1' by Ape 01.08.2017