Dear FriendsLisa Gee, Director

Our gallery doors will swing open to visitors from Saturday 1st August and we couldn’t be happier.  We have installed a number of safety measures for our staff and visitors. Our new opening hours will be Tuesday – Sunday 11 – 5pm ( Sun 11 – 4pm).

We will be making the final selection of artworks for The Harley Open exhibition next week.  Guest Judge is acclaimed artist Joanna Whittle, winner of the contemporary British Painting Competition in 2019 and joint winner of the previous Harley Open.  Jo has been a really generous collaborator and we can’t wait to see which paintings make it through to the final selection.  In addition, there is the added treat of an exhibition of new work by Jo, inspired by the history of Welbeck and the Portland Collection of fine and decorative arts.

Sadly we are unable to run this Summer’s State Room Tours.  We will continue to monitor government guidelines and advice and will be making a further announcement in due course. We will be contacting all existing ticket holders.  Please bear with us if this takes some time as we still have only a limited staff team on site.

Lisa Gee
Gallery Director