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Small Wonders: Museo Sorolla

A large collection of Joaquín Sorolla’s paintings are still on display in the artist’s old home in Madrid

Small Wonders: The Oskar Reinhart Collection ‘Am Römerholz’

A finely honed selection of masterpieces of European art

Small Wonders: The Ingram Collection

The Ingram Collection is a private collection of modern and contemporary British art, on display at the Lightbox in Woking

18 Feb 2014

Small Wonders: Musée Bourdelle

Amélie Simier introduces the Musée Bourdelle in Paris

12 Feb 2014

Small Wonders: Penlee House

6000 years of Cornish history in one museum: Louise Connell introduces Penlee House Gallery & Museum in Penzance

1 Feb 2014

Small Wonders: Jerwood Gallery

Liz Gilmore speaks to Apollo about the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings – a new addition to a network of South East coastal galleries in the UK

19 Jan 2014

Small Wonders: Watts Gallery

Perdita Hunt introduces the Watts Gallery in Compton, Surrey

18 Dec 2013

Small Wonders: The Bowes Museum

Adrian Jenkins introduces the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, Teesdale

10 Dec 2013

Small Wonders: Fry Art Gallery

David Oelman, chairman of the Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, speaks to Apollo

4 Dec 2013

Small Wonders: Abbot Hall

Helen Watson, director of exhibitions and collections at the Abbot Hall Art Gallery, speaks to Apollo

13 Oct 2013

Small Wonders: The Fan Museum

Helene Alexander, director and founder of The Fan Museum, talks to Apollo about the unique collection and its personal significance

1 Oct 2013

Small Wonders: The Grundy Art Gallery

Richard Parry, curator of the Grundy Art Gallery, talks to Apollo about the Blackpool gallery’s collection

25 Sep 2013

Small Wonders: The Ditchling Museum

Hilary Williams, director of the Ditchling Museum, talks to Apollo on the eve of its public reopening

20 Sep 2013

Small Wonders: The Foundling Museum

Caro Howell, director of the Foundling Museum, speaks to Apollo

10 Sep 2013

Small Wonders: Compton Verney

Steven Parissien, director of Compton Verney in Warwickshire, talks to Apollo

2 Sep 2013

The Mexican manuscript that reveals the wonders of the Aztec world

Created by a Spanish missionary and Indigenous authors and artists in the 16th century, the Florentine Codex is an intellectual feat – and now available to all

1 Dec 2023
The Parrot Room at the Palazzo Davanzati.

The medieval Palazzo Davanzati in Florence is full of hidden wonders

Newly restored, this museum is both an architectural treasure and home to works by Masaccio’s unfairly overlooked younger brother

18 Nov 2022
The Musician (detail; c. 1483–90), Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo at the Louvre is full of wonders – and a few surprises

While the paintings are astonishing, the notebooks and sketches really draw you in

27 Jan 2020
Grand Boules (2009), Sheila Hicks. © Sheila Hicks. Courtesy of Alison Jacques Gallery, London

The woven wonders of Sheila Hicks

The artist’s textile works reveal the versatility and power of a medium that has been widely overlooked

31 Oct 2017
Prayer nut with The Nativity and The Adoration of the Magi (detail; c. 1510–25), Adam Dircksz and workshop

Small but perfectly formed

Examples of Dutch micro-carving on show at the Rijksmuseum are full of astounding detail

28 Jun 2017

The remarkable legacy of Johan Maelwael

This superbly curated exhibition transforms our understanding of medieval art history

6 Jan 2018
Apollo Awards 2017: Exhibition of the Year Shortlist

Exhibition of the Year

Michelangelo & Sebastiano National Gallery, London 15 March–25 June This grand and grandly serious exhibition explored the creative exchange between…

14 Nov 2017

Jonathan Ruffer’s grand plans for Auckland Castle

He’s saved the castle’s Zurbarán paintings; now he wants to transform the town into a hub for Spanish art

1 Aug 2015

Auckland Castle’s plan to revive religious art

Having Bill Viola open proceedings this summer is a real coup