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Glen Birnam, (detail), 1891, oil on canvas by John Everett Millais (1829–1896), photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Cheetah and Stag with Two Indians
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Cheetah and Stag with Two Indians

Find out why George Stubbs painted an Indian cheetah in Cheshire – and what happened when it fought a stag.

Cumberland Market, North Side, (detail), 1912, oil on canvas by Robert Polhill Bevan (1865–1925), photo credit: Southampton City Art Gallery

Cumberland Market, North Side
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Hide from the cold in the UK’s museums and galleries

Where can you escape the weather and get a good dose of art this winter?

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Explore over 3,250 venues with public art collections across the UK.

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Still Life, 'Daily Worker' Newspaper*, oil on board by Ern Brooks (1911–1993), © the copyright holder, photo credit: People's History Museum

oil on board by Ern Brooks (1911–1993)
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When the West with Evening Glows, 1901, oil on canvas by Joseph Farquharson (1846–1935), photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

1901, oil on canvas by Joseph Farquharson (1846–1935)
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Buy art prints of winter

Why not embrace the season and decorate your home with these carefully curated prints. Profits go to supporting Art UK collections.

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Jerwood Collection

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Hampstead Church

In this drawing by Charles Ginner (1878–1952) messy rubble in the foreground contrasts with the ordered architecture of the church above.

YAG_location_image_1, photo credit: York Art Gallery

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York Art Gallery

Established in 1882, this grand building houses York Museum Trusts' collection of paintings, prints, watercolours, drawings, and ceramics.

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Introducing... Write on Art

Open to 15–18 year olds studying in the UK, and in partnership with the Paul Mellon Centre, we are looking for the best young art writers. Read more on our blog.

The Goose Fair, Nottingham, 1926, oil on canvas by Arthur Spooner (1873–1962), © the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images, photo credit: Nottingham City Museums and Galleries

1926, oil on canvas by Arthur Spooner (1873–1962)
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A tale of one city: exploring Nottingham through paintings

Precious Agbabiaka shows us that there’s more to this Midlands city than Robin Hood.

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