Housed in a beautifully renovated gallery space, the Passion for Painting: The Art of Winston Churchill Exhibition Aboard the Queen Mary exhibition offers a unique opportunity to view paintings rarely seen in North America by the British statesman Winston Churchill (1874–1965), one of the most renowned wartime leaders of the twentieth century and one of the most illustrious passengers of the Queen Mary.
Bringing together 10 paintings from the esteemed collection of the family of the late Julian Sandys, grandson of Winston Churchill, and from the collection at the National Churchill Museum at Westminster College. This exhibition surveys both Churchill’s landscapes and seascapes, the artist-statesman’s favorite subjects.
The exhibition also includes several objects from the permanent collection of the National Churchill Museum including never-before exhibited items related Churchill’s visit to Westminster College, where he delivered his most significant post-war speech, the “Sinews of Peace,” commonly known as the “Iron Curtain Speech on March 5, 1946.
Admission to the exhibition is included with any passport starting at $25.
Exhibit Closes on January 1, 2017
Gallery Hours: 10AM-6PM, Daily
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