Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, arts and cultural organisations around the UK are currently closed. In response, many UK artists and institutions such as theatres, museums, galleries, festivals and venues are releasing their work digitally so they can be accessed online, and expanding their digital engagement with audiences via social media and other online tools. Below is a list of such programmes that are available to enjoy and/or participate in, for free.
Learn more about UK art and culture through our short videos. Our very own online platform, The English Channel, offers a variety of film, music and lifestyle videos combined with interactive activities for improving your English.
Almost there is our newest digital exhibition that features the works of artists from Georgia, Turkey, Ukraine and the UK. Visit the exhibition and explore what it means to be human in the modern world.
The British Council Collection consists of art created by a number of world-renowned artists including Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Bridget Riley, Gilbert and George, Anish Kapoor, Mona Hatoum, Damien Hirst and many more. The Collection demonstrates the very best in contemporary British practice across different art forms, from painting and sculpture to printmaking, photography, installation and new media.