England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south.

The most notable museum in England is the British Museum in London. It houses more than seven million objects. The collection is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, illustrating the story of human culture in every continent from its beginning to the present.

The oldest art gallery is the National, which houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. The Tate galleries house the national collections of British and international modern art.

English art was dominated by non-English artists throughout the Renaissance, but in the 18th century a native tradition became admired. It mostly consists of landscape painting, such as the work of Turner and Constable, but portraitists such as Gainsborough and Reynolds are also important.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south.

The most notable museum in England is the British Museum in London. It houses more than seven million objects. The collection is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, illustrating the story of human culture in every continent from its beginning to the present.

The oldest art gallery is the National, which houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. The Tate galleries house the national collections of British and international modern art.

English art was dominated by non-English artists throughout the Renaissance, but in the 18th century a native tradition became admired. It mostly consists of landscape painting, such as the work of Turner and Constable, but portraitists such as Gainsborough and Reynolds are also important.

There are 2146 museums in England.

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Spark Gallery
01Dec

Spark Gallery

Patternarium - Don’t miss the latest exhibition in the Spark gallery. Experience mind-blowing patterns in this brand NEW exhibition that mixes digital technology and mechanical machines. Patternarium...
Above the Noise
19Jun

Above the Noise

What happens when the mainstream media doesn’t speak for a community? How do people react when they feel their home town is misrepresented? For years, people in Bradford have been recording their own...
Tank Men: The Story of the First Crews
26Mar

Tank Men: The Story of the First Crews

The Tank Museum’s landmark First World War Centenary exhibition, Tank Men: The Story of the First Crews, focuses on the stories of eight men who crewed the first tanks, 1916-1918. The new exhibition...
The Many Faces of Tudor England
31Dec

The Many Faces of Tudor England

Tudor England - As you never expected it! Just who crewed the Mary Rose? Discover a whole new view of Henry VIII’s navy with our exciting exhibition, using the latest scientific and genealogical re...
Museum of Broken Relationships
22Mar

Museum of Broken Relationships

Always heartfelt, sometimes humorous and often deeply moving, the collections from the Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia, will be enriched with objects from York’s collections which il...

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