Art exhibition

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A hall in the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. This hall shows portraits of military generals who took part in a war against Napoleon, in 1812.

An art exhibition is a place where works of art are shown to the public. The word exhibition comes from Latin exhibere, which means to show. This can be in a museum or an exhibition hall. The exhibition can be temporary, or permanent (like a section of a museum). Some exhibitions show works of art of the same artist, others show works of art on a common theme.