Mat Collishaw at the Queen's House

Queen's House Part Closures

Visitor Notice: On Thursday 14 and Friday 15 November, the Orangery of the Queen's House will be closed to the public. The rest of the house, including the iconic Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, will be open as usual.

Essential information

Opening times: 
This exhibition is now closed
Admission: 
Free
Location: 
Queen's House, Queen's Presence Chamber
Season type: 
Queen's House

Discover more about the Mask of Youth, a work by contemporary artist Mat Collishaw made in response to the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I at the Queen's House.

Can we reveal the true face of Queen Elizabeth I? 

This HLF-funded installation showcased artist Mat Collishaw's response to the Armada Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. The show-stopping work was displayed alongside the Portrait itself in the Queen’s Presence Chamber in 2018.

Come behind the scenes

Follow Mat's journey to discover the amazing research and incredible work that went into creating the Mask of Youth, from initial designs to the final installation.

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