House of Illustration

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We need to raise over 40% of our annual income from fundraising to fulfill our charitable activities. Every donation, no matter what the size, is hugely valued and makes a real difference to our work.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 1:00 AM, 24 June 2019 to 10:00 AM, 23 April 2020


Registered Charity in England and Wales (1095210)

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  • Arts/Culture/HeritageArts/Culture/Heritage


  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • General Public/HumankindGeneral Public/Humankind
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)


United Kingdom


House of Illustration is a registered charity and the UK’s only public gallery dedicated solely to illustration and graphic art. Founded by Sir Quentin Blake it opened in July 2014 in King’s Cross, London. Our exhibition programme explores historic and contemporary illustration and the work of both defining and emerging illustrators, amplified by a pioneering learning programme and a vibrant programme of talks and events.


We curate nine exhibitions per year in our three gallery spaces. We support illustrators by commissioning work, and support emerging and early career talent via our annual Illustrator in Residence programme and specialist courses and masterclasses. We run an extensive learning programme for schools, families, teachers and people of all ages delivered by professional illustrators.