The contemporary art programme at Royal Museum Greenwich provides a powerful way to look afresh at our mission, collection and sites.
A past exhibition of exceptional art by specially commissioned artists on Captain Cook’s 18th-century voyages of discovery.
'Dazzle' was a type of camouflage developed in response to the threat of German U-boat submarines. First World War artist John Everett bequeathed practically his entire life’s work to the National Maritime Museum. The paintings now on display in the Queen’s House show his artistic response to wartime seafaring.
Our decorative art and craft collections feature silver, ceramics, furniture, glass, jewellery, textiles and sailors' craftwork.
Royal Museums Greenwich holds one of the most significant art collections in Britain, including works by J.M.W. Turner, William Hodges, George Stubbs, Willem van de Veldes (Elder and Younger), Hans Holbein, William Hogarth and Thomas Gainsborough.
Design a logo for Cutty Sark.
Ships like Cutty Sark had figureheads on the front for luck. Have a go at designing your own figurehead.
Use these resources to develop and refine students’ ideas through practical and critical exploration of the world-class art and pioneering architecture at the Queen’s House and National Maritime Museum.
Explore Greenwich's royal heritage, going right back to the 15th century....