It had no choice, with works due to come from locked-down Italy and loans from America facing global air paralysis. Wherever you are in the world, take a tour of the National Gallery. Copy link. London's National Gallery charges £8 for virtual tour of blockbuster Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition Museums and galleries to close across England as second coronavirus lockdown announced Coronavirus: London museums 'looking forward to seeing visitors' By Tim Stokes BBC News. 24 June. The Smithsonian and National Gallery of Art have closed amid rising U.S. Covid-19 cases, White House acquires a Noguchi sculpture, and more. Coronavirus pandemic; Share. London venue will become first of big museums and galleries to reopen as lockdown eases. National Gallery to 'come out of exile' after 111 days in lockdown This article is more than 3 months old Director unveils coronavirus measures and says visitors can ‘linger’ at London venue Published. The National Gallery in London has postponed its exhibition Artemisia. close. Spearheaded by The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of the National Portrait Gallery, Hold Still, a portrait of our nation in 2020, is an ambitious community project to create a unique photographic portrait which captures the spirit, mood, hopes, fears and feelings of the nation as we continue to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak. Share page. Related Topics. A growing number of galleries and museums are closing their doors, as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Our three virtual tours allow you to step inside the Gallery and explore one of the greatest collections of paintings, from the comfort of your home. The National Gallery was the first to delay an exhibition (the opening of its . Coronavirus – latest updates; See all our coronavirus coverage