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The Picture Gallery is open to students, staff and the public every Wednesday from 10am-3pm in the autumn and spring terms (apart from the 18th and 25th of March). Other artworks, not on display in the Picture Gallery, can be viewed by appointment with the curatorial team.

Outside of term (April - September) visitors are welcome to attend one of our weekend open days, or to visit by appointment. Please see below for details.

How to get here

Please consult the College guide to Getting to Royal Holloway

If you are visiting by car, please contact the art collections team in advance of your visit to register your car and avoid a parking fine. Parking is available on campus. 

The Picture Gallery is located in the Founder's Building. The exhibition space is located in the Davison Building. Click here to see a map of campus.


The Picture Gallery, exhibition space and art store, where you can view our collections, are all step free. We are wheelchair accessible. There are benches, chairs and stools available for use in each space. Please view the building's AccessAble profile to learn more.

Information about our collections in the Picture Gallery is available on our app Smartify, which was created in consultation with with visually impaired and low vision users. We also have print guides with information about our collections. We are currently working on audio descriptions for each painting in the Picture Gallery and hope to have this work completed by May 2020. 

There are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities close to the Picture Gallery, exhibition space and art store.

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