Latest Update on Coronavirus:

In response to the latest Government advice on Coronavirus, we will be closed to the public until further notice. We are unable to take appointment bookings and we have contacted all individuals and groups due to visit the GPI in the coming weeks.­­­­­

Regrettably, all workshops and events have been cancelled or postponed. Where possible, we will try and reschedule for later in the year.

Although working from home, we are continuing with our enquiry service as best we can, so please contact us on

Our online catalogues remain accessible via the Visit Archive Catalogue link  (top right of Home page) or follow

Our online catalogues include overviews and background essays on all of our collections (see archive Collections page) or you can carry out detailed searches of the catalogues (see archive Search page).

Please continue to visit this website for updates.

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We hope you remain in good health and we look forward to welcoming you to the GPI in due course.