London art events

This is your guide to the London art events to watch out for in the coming months
Faces Of Frida Exhibition

Faces of Frida

Faces of Frida presents an exciting new vision of what an art exhibition could be. The largest undertaking yet from the Google Art & Culture project, the exhibition presents the most comprehensive...

London's Best Virtual Museum Tours

London’s Best Virtual Museum Tours

Who said you needed to get off the sofa to enjoy London’s best art and culture? Many of London’s cultural institutions provide virtual tours of their collections, so now you can get your cultural fix ...

Banksy Exhibition

The Art of Banksy Exhibition

It has wowed art lovers the world over, and now The Art of Banksy Exhibition is set to do the same thing in London when it opens in Covent Garden in March next year. The exhibition, which has not been...

Wander Art Trail

Wander Art Trail

London’s galleries may be closed but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a bit of socially distanced fun on the streets of the capital. And if your idea of fun is discovering new works of art, then Mayfai...

Edouard Manet, Jeanne (Spring), 1881, oil on canvas © The J Paul Getty Museum; Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Décor

More than 80 works by the world’s greatest artists are to go on show in London next year as part of a major new exhibition on Impressionism. Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Décor will s...

Charleston - The Bloomsbury Muse

Charleston – The Bloomsbury Muse

A major new exhibition at the Philip Mould Gallery this autumn will shine a light on the inspirational role played by Charleston Farmhouse in the work of several artists from the Bloomsbury group. The...

Frans Hals - The Male Portrait

Frans Hals: The Male Portrait 

This autumn, The Wallace Collection is set to showcase one of the finest portrait painters in the history of Western Art, courtesy of its new exhibition, Frans Hals: The Male Portrait. Part of the Dut...

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

It’s been denounced over the years as an irrelevance and derided more recently by one particular newspaper for being ‘a glorified car boot sale’ but for over 250 years the Royal Academy Su...

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...

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