Tomb of Absalom, Jerusalem
The Government Art Collection is a unique cultural resource that promotes British art by placing works in UK Government buildings worldwide. Selected for ministerial offices and diplomatic residences, two thirds of the Collection are on display in nearly every capital city across the world. Over 120 years old and with more than 14,000 works of art spanning six centuries, the Government Art Collection continues to acquire works by artists in a broad range of media. The collection actively seeks ways to widen audience engagement through partnerships and a public programme, including talks, tours and exhibitions.