London art events

This is your guide to the London art events to watch out for in the coming months
Beatrix Potter Drawn to Nature

Beatrix Potter – Drawn to Nature

Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature celebrates the life and work of one of the UK’s best loved children’s authors by showcasing the depth and breadth of her work, from her achievements as a storytel...

Open House London participant St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Open House London

Ok, admit it. We’ve all done it. Who amongst us hasn’t taken a cheeky peak into someone else’s home as you’ve walked  past a row of houses? The urge to look is irresistible, isn’t it? Befor...

The front of the V&A

The London Design Festival

The London Design Festival is a showcase that draws on and celebrates the immense creativity of the capital’s design community. The initiative is now in its 20th year and the festival continues to get...

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Denounced by one particular UK newspaper as being a sort of ‘glorified car boot sale’ the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (RASE) has nonetheless been delighting art lovers for the last 250 years...

Wellington, Women & Friendship

Wellington, Women & Friendship

The Wellington Collection’s blockbuster new exhibition, Wellington, Women & Friendship, will open at Apsley House on the 1st of April 2022. The show, which will run until October 2022, will explor...

Pollock's Toy Museum Winter Programme

Pollock Toy Museum Winter Programme

Pollocks Toy Museum have today announced details of the museum’s winter activity programme with a magic lantern event, a toy theatre making session, and a live performance of Pinocchio just some of th...

Tantra - Enlightenment to Revolution

Tantra – Enlightenment to Revolution

Not as naughty as it sounds, the British Museum’s Tantra – Enlightenment to Revolution exhibition explores “the radical force that transformed the religious, cultural and political landscape of ...

Damien Hirst Exhibition End of a century

Damien Hirst Exhibition – End of a Century

Charting his progression from eager student to leading artist, the Newport Street Gallery’s End of A Century will explore the formative years of one of the UK’s favourite sons, Damien Hurst. Featuring...

Bruce Nauman Exhibition at Tate Modern

Bruce Nauman Exhibition

Multi-disciplinary American artist Bruce Nauman is the subject of a major new show at Tate Modern this autumn. The first large scale exhibition of his work in over 20 years, the event will showcase a ...

Sin at the National Gallery

Sin at the National Gallery

The National Gallery’s latest exhibition explores the concept of sin as it relates to art.  With work by artists as diverse as Bruegel, William Hogarth, Andy Warhol and Tracey Emin, the exh...

Stephen Friedman 25th Anniversary Exhibition

Stephen Friedman Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibition

In a special event to mark its 25th anniversary, the Stephen Friedman Gallery will host a month long exhibition at both of its Old Burlington Street venues. The exhibition will showcase the diversity ...

Ai Weiwei comes to Piccadilly Circus

Ai Weiwei comes to Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus’s famous billboards will be transformed into a giant digital canvas this October for a display showcasing the works of some of the world’s top artists. Entitled the Circa project, th...

Banksy Artwork on the London Underground

Banksy Artwork on the London Underground

With London’s art galleries closed, us Londoners are having to get our art fix wherever we can find it. That’s why it was so heartening to hear about the Banksy artwork on the London Underground. The ...

Google Arts & Culture Project

The Google Arts & Culture Project

Of the many critical conversations that the world’s academics, decision makers and thinkers are engaged in right now, in the midst of this unprecedented global crisis, one of the most important ...

How to support the arts in London during the coronavirus crisis

Supporting The Arts in London During The Coronavirus Crisis

It’s easy to take the arts for granted in London. The city is so choc a bloc full of world class institutions that we can sometimes forget just how good our cultural sector is. Or, gripe at minor issu...

Léon Spilliaert at the RA

Léon Spilliaert at the RA

Visionary artist Léon Spilliaert is the subject of an intriguing new show at the Royal Academy of Arts this spring. The painter’s name may be relatively unfamiliar here, but Spilliaert’s best work wit...

George Him Exhibition

George Him Exhibition

His name might not be widely known, but Polish-Jewish émigré George Him was an influential figure in the world of graphic design. Working both independently and as part of the esteemed Lewitt-Him part...

Four Ages of Women

Four Ages Of Women

The National Gallery’s recent purchase of an artwork by the artist Artemisia Gentileschi only served to highlight the scarcity of major paintings by women in major collections in the UK and elsewhere....

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