- The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Visit National Portrait Gallery, London
The National Portrait Gallery houses the world’s largest collection of personalities and faces, from the late Middle Ages to the present day. Visitors come face-to-face with the people who have shaped British history, from kings and queens to musicians and film stars. Artists featured range from Holbein to Hockney, and the collection includes work across all media, from painting and sculpture to photography and video.
As well as the permanent displays, the National Portrait Gallery has a diverse programme of exhibitions and free events, and a stunning rooftop restaurant with spectacular views across the London skyline.