There's a world-class collection of European art at the National Gallery (image © iStock/Thinkstock)
One of the world’s greatest galleries, with works by Western European masters from the 13th to 19th centuries. Regular guided tours, talks and workshops. Sat-Thur 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-9pm. Admission free; charges for special exhibitions.
To 26 Jan 2020: Gauguin Portraits. Charting how this French artist played with the traditions of portraiture, communicating messages about subjects besides the person in front of him.
From 22 Feb to 31 May 2020: Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age. Taught by Rembrandt himself, Maes progressed to become famous and successful, painting more than 900 inventive and distinctive portraits during his career.