• Discover Phyllida Barlow’s exhibition at the British Pavilion in Venice

    Installation view, folly, Phyllida Barlow, British Pavilion, Venice, 2017

    Her ambitious installation, entitled folly, playfully challenges us to explore our own understanding of sculpture.

  • The British Council supports UK artists taking part in documenta 14

Rasheed Araeen, Shamiyaana—Food for Thought: Thought for Change, 2016–17, canopies with geometric patchwork, cooking, and eating, Kotzia Square, Athens, documenta 14, photo: Yiannis Hadjiaslanis

    Find out which ten artists are part of this exhibition in Greece and Germany

  • Artists' films travel to Ukraine

    Moving Pictures

    Our Moving Pictures programme of UK artist film is being shown in several cities

  • Twitter


    Read diaries & sketches made by Phyllida Barlow whilst creating her #BritishPavilion work in this book... https://t.co/cXVdra364d

  • Explore our new website: UK at the Venice Biennale

    Pav HP

    Delve into our 80-year history of presenting the best of British art at the British Pavilion

  • Explore a new digital exhibition of British Council Collection works

    Online exhibition - British Council in Turkey

    Curated by Elif Kamışlı and produced in collaboration with the British Council in Turkey.

  • Grayson Perry's exhibition in Novi Sad, Serbia


    His six tapestries explore taste, class and social mobility in the UK

  • David Shrigley's exhibition is on view in New Zealand

    © David Shrigley

    See Shrigley's 200kg clay sausage, numerous insects and a headless ostrich at CoCA, Christchurch

  • Sign up to our newsletter

    Lubaina Himid

    Find out more about our Collection, exhibitions and projects around the world