Is the Courtauld a good school?

One of the most prestigious art institutions in the world, the Courtauld specializes in the history of art and in art conservation. The school has a small student body of under 500 students and is notable for the high proportion of its alumni which go on to work as directors of the world’s leading museums.

Where was the Courtauld Gallery used?

From 1958 to 1989 the Courtauld collection was housed in part of the premises of the Warburg Institute in Woburn Square; it was thus separated from the Courtauld Institute, which was in Home House, Portman Square.

Is Courtauld part of UCL?

The Courtauld is an independent college of the University of London and was founded in 1932.

How difficult is it to get into the Courtauld?

Easy to get into? Pretty tough; the undergraduate course asks for a minimum of AAB at A-level, but those without formal qualifications are still encouraged to apply. Vital statistics: There are 286 students in total. 59 full-time undergrads, 227 postgraduates and 25 researchers.

When did the Courtauld reopen?

19 November 2021
The Courtauld Gallery in London will open to the public on Friday 19 November 2021 following the most significant modernisation project in its history, providing a transformed home for one of the UK’s greatest art collections.

What is the Courtauld Commitment?

The Courtauld Commitment 2030 is a voluntary agreement that enables collaborative action across the entire UK food chain to deliver farm-to-fork reductions in food waste, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and water stress that will help the UK food and drink sector achieve global environmental goals.

Is the Courtauld Gallery free?

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Who was Samuel Courtauld?

Samuel Courtauld (7 May 1876 – 1 December 1947) was an English industrialist who is best remembered as an art collector. He founded The Courtauld Institute of Art in London in 1932 and, after a series of gifts during the 1930s, bequeathed his collection to the institute on his death.

What is the Courtauld Gallery?

Explore The Courtauld Gallery’s remarkable collection of paintings, prints and drawings, sculpture and decorative arts. The Courtauld cares for one of the greatest art collections in the UK, sharing these works with the public at The Courtauld Gallery in Somerset House, central London.

What is the Courtauld virtual tour?

Our virtual tour uses a photographic technique to show The Courtauld Gallery and our collection in exceptional close-up quality. You can roam each room of the Gallery, as it was before it temporarily closed in September 2018, and zoom in to look closely at masterpieces from our collection, from individual brush strokes to the texture of the paint.

When will the Courtauld Gallery reopen?

The Courtauld Gallery will reopen in November 2021 following a major transformation project. The Courtauld is home to one of the world’s great art collections, located in the magnificent historic setting of Somerset House in central London.

Can You book Your visit to the Courtauld now?

You can now book your visit to The Courtauld’s much-loved collection of masterpieces ranging from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Plan your visit today.