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Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration is the new name for House of Illustration. You can join our online and offsite events and visit our exhibitions at venues across the UK.

We are working on a new space for our work that will open in Clerkenwell, London in 2025.

Japanese woodcut print of a fisherman standing at the edge of a rock, casting their net into a turbulent sea. An imposing Mount Fuji looms large in the background.

Hokusai’s Fuji

This illustrated exploration of printmaker Katsushika Hokusai’s dedication to depicting Mount Fuji throughout his career is our book of the month.
Quentin Blake illustration of New River Head with flags coming out from the buildings and fireworks going off in the background.

Join us

Help us to transform a forgotten heritage site in central London into the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration
Photograph of the inside of a gallery space with illustrations on the wall, a man wearing a scarf is leaning up against the wall

About Quentin

Find out more about our founder, Quentin Blake.
Illustrated bowl with a white background.

Touring exhibitions

Bring original illustration to your museum, gallery or library
Photograph of a child illustrating with a paint brush

Illustration at school

Bring illustration into your classroom with our in-school workshops and free teacher’s resources
Illustration of an illustrator painting at an easel

National Illustration Day Gallery

Thanks to everyone who contributed an illustration to our online gallery